2010 Regular Session


File Code: Public Safety Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 820
Sponsored By:
Senator Frosh
Firearm Safety Act of 2010


Authorizing an investigative or law enforcement officer acting in a criminal investigation to intercept a wire, oral, or electronic communication in order to provide evidence of the commission of specified offenses relating to the sale, rental, purchase, or transfer of a regulated firearm under specified circumstances; prohibiting a person who has previously been convicted of specified crimes from possessing a firearm; requiring a valid Maryland handgun purchase permit for the purchase or receipt of a regulation firearm; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Hearing 3/11 at 1:00 p.m.
House Action
No Action

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Appeals -see also- Judicial Review
Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Criminal Background Investigations
Dealers -see also- Motor Vehicle Dealers and Salesmen
Drunk and Drugged Driving
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Fees -see also- Attys` Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates.
Inspections -see also- Motor Vehicle Inspection
Investigations and Inquiries -see also- Crim Bckgrnd Invest.
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers` Licenses
Parole and Probation
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Rules and Regulations
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
State Police, Department of
Theft -see also- Shoplifting
Weapons -see also- Guns

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Courts and Judicial Proceedings
( 10-402 )
Public Safety
( 5-101 , 5-101 , 5-110 , 5-114 , 5-115 , 5-133 , 5-133.1 , 5-134 , 5-141 , 5-143 , 5-144 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered