Maryland Daily Report, 01/24/2008: Pending Gun/Crime Legislation


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Legislation in Annapolis, Maryland 01-24-08
Red = Added this Date: 01/24/08
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HOUSE BILL 2
Handgun Permits _ Repeal of Finding Requirement
Synopsis:
Repealing the requirement that the Secretary of State Police find that a person has a good and substantial reason to wear, carry, or transport a handgun before issuing a handgun permit to the person.
http://mlis.state.md.us/2008rs/billfile/hb0002.htm
http://mlis.state.md.us/2008RS/bills/hb/hb0002f.pdf
Heard: JANUARY 22
http://mlis.state.md.us/2008RS/fnote...002/hb0002.pdf

HOUSE BILL 22
Crimes _ Possession of Firearm While in Possession of Certain Controlled Dangerous Substances
Synopsis:
Prohibiting a person from knowingly and intentionally possessing, carrying, or transporting a firearm while simultaneously possessing specified controlled dangerous substances; providing penalties for a violation of the Act; providing that a sentence imposed under the Act shall be consecutive to and not concurrent with another sentence imposed for a crime based on the act establishing the violation of the Act; etc.
http://mlis.state.md.us/2008rs/billfile/hb0022.htm
http://mlis.state.md.us/2008RS/bills/hb/hb0022f.pdf
Heard: JANUARY 22
http://mlis.state.md.us/2008RS/fnote...002/hb0022.pdf

HOUSE BILL 24
Law Enforcement Officer and Emergency Responder Protection Act of 2008
Synopsis:
Prohibiting a person from intentionally causing physical injury to another if the person knows or has reason to know that the other is a firefighter, rescue squad member, or emergency services responder engaged in fighting a fire, performing emergency services, or proceeding to a fire or other emergency; establishing penalties; increasing the penalty for the crime of intentionally causing physical injury to another if the person knows or has reason to know that the other is a law enforcement officer engaged in specified duties; etc.
http://mlis.state.md.us/2008rs/billfile/hb0024.htm
http://mlis.state.md.us/2008RS/bills/hb/hb0024f.pdf
Heard: JANUARY 16
http://mlis.state.md.us/2008RS/fnote...004/hb0024.pdf

HOUSE BILL 64
Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 3
Fallen Soldier Privacy Act of 2008
Synopsis:
Prohibiting a person from using the name, portrait, picture, or image of a specified deceased soldier for specified purposes without prior consent from specified individuals; defining the term "soldier"; and establishing a specified penalty.
http://mlis.state.md.us/2008rs/billfile/hb0064.htm
http://mlis.state.md.us/2008RS/bills/hb/hb0064f.pdf
Hearing: JANUARY 29 1:00 p.m.
http://mlis.state.md.us/2008RS/fnote...004/hb0064.pdf

HOUSE BILL 107
DNA Data Base System _ Sample Collection on Arrest
Synopsis:
Requiring the collection of a DNA sample from an individual arrested for a felony or specified burglary offenses; requiring the sample to be collected at the facility where the arrest is processed; etc.
http://mlis.state.md.us/2008rs/billfile/hb0107.htm
http://mlis.state.md.us/2008RS/bills/hb/hb0107f.pdf

http://mlis.state.md.us/2008RS/fnotes/bil_0007/hb0107.pdf

HOUSE BILL 108
Electronic Weapons _ Prohibition
Synopsis:
Prohibiting a person from possessing, using, selling, distributing, offering to sell or distribute, or transporting into the State an electronic weapon; establishing penalties; requiring the Police Training Commission to require specified training in the proper use of electronic weapons; etc.
http://mlis.state.md.us/2008rs/billfile/hb0108.htm
http://mlis.state.md.us/2008RS/bills/hb/hb0108f.pdf
Hearing: JANUARY 24 1:00 p.m.
http://mlis.state.md.us/2008RS/fnotes/bil_0008/hb0108.pdf

HOUSE BILL 182
Domestic Violence - Permanent Protective Order After Conviction and Imprisonment
Synopsis:
http://mlis.state.md.us/2008RS/billfile/HB0182.htm
http://mlis.state.md.us/2008RS/bills/hb/hb0182f.pdf


HOUSE BILL 275
Entitled: Crimes _ Violation of Restriction Against Possession of Regulated Firearm _ Penalties
Synopsis:
Increasing the penalty for violation of the restriction against possession of a regulated firearm by a person who was previously convicted of a specified crime.
http://mlis.state.md.us/2008RS/bills/hb/hb0275f.pdf
Hearing: FEBRUARY 5 1:00 p.m.

HOUSE BILL 306
Entitled: Public Safety _ Handgun Permit Application Fee _ Waiver for State Judges
Synopsis:
Prohibiting the Secretary of State Police or the Secretary's designee from charging a sitting judge of the Court of Appeals, the Court of Special Appeals, the circuit court of a county, or the District Court a fee to apply for a handgun permit.
http://mlis.state.md.us/2008RS/billfile/HB0306.htm



SENATE BILL 3
Fallen Soldier Privacy Act of 2008
Synopsis:
Prohibiting a person from using the name, portrait, picture, or image of a specified deceased soldier for specified purposes without prior consent from specified individuals; defining the term "soldier"; and establishing a specified penalty.
http://mlis.state.md.us/2008RS/billfile/sb0003.htm
http://mlis.state.md.us/2008RS/bills/sb/sb0003f.pdf
Heard: JANUARY 15
http://mlis.state.md.us/2008RS/fnote...003/sb0003.pdf

SENATE BILL 42
Temporary Protective Orders _ Surrender of Firearms | Sponsored By: Senator Frosh
Synopsis: Authorizing a judge in entering a temporary protective order to order a specified person to surrender to law enforcement authorities any firearm in the person's possession for a specified period of time; etc.
http://mlis.state.md.us/2008rs/billfile/sb0042.htm
http://mlis.state.md.us/2008RS/bills/sb/sb0042f.pdf


SENATE BILL 84
Public Benefits and Services _ Illegal Aliens
Synopsis:
Prohibiting the State from authorizing or providing specified public benefits or services to illegal aliens in the State unless the public benefit or service is required under federal law.
http://mlis.state.md.us/2008rs/billfile/sb0084.htm
http://mlis.state.md.us/2008RS/bills/sb/sb0084f.pdf


SENATE BILL 112
Entitled: Criminal Procedure _ Undocumented Immigrants _ Prohibition on Pretrial Release
Synopsis:
Prohibiting a District Court commissioner from authorizing the pretrial release of a defendant who cannot provide documentation acceptable to the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services certifying that the individual is lawfully present in the United States in accordance with federal law.
http://mlis.state.md.us/2008rs/billfile/sb0112.htm
http://mlis.state.md.us/2008RS/bills/sb/sb0112f.pdf


SENATE BILL 124
Entitled: Criminal Law _ Lawful Interception of Communications _ Additional Crimes
Synopsis:
Adding the commission of assault in the first degree and the attempt to commit specified offenses to the offenses for which it is lawful under specified circumstances for an investigative or law enforcement officer or another person acting at the prior direction and under the supervision of an investigative or law enforcement officer to intercept a wire, oral, or electronic communication in order to provide evidence of the commission of the offense.
http://mlis.state.md.us/2008rs/billfile/sb0124.htm
http://mlis.state.md.us/2008RS/bills/sb/sb0124f.pdf
Hearing: January 29 at 1:00 p.m.

SENATE BILL 224
Entitled: Law Enforcement Officer and Emergency Responder Protection Act of 2008
Synopsis:
Prohibiting a person from intentionally causing physical injury to another if the person knows or has reason to know that the other is a firefighter, rescue squad member, or emergency services responder engaged in fighting a fire, performing emergency services, or proceeding to a fire or other emergency; establishing penalties; increasing the penalty for the crime of intentionally causing physical injury to another if the person knows or has reason to know that the other is a law enforcement officer engaged in specified duties; etc.
http://mlis.state.md.us/2008rs/billfile/sb0224.htm
http://mlis.state.md.us/2008RS/bills/sb/sb0224f.pdf

SENATE BILL 244
Entitled: Criminal Law _ Use of Firearm in the Commission of a Crime of Violence or a Felony
Synopsis:
Prohibiting the use of specified firearms in the commission of crimes of violence or felonies; and defining "firearm".
http://mlis.state.md.us/2008RS/billfile/SB0244htm
http://mlis.state.md.us/2008RS/bills/sb/sb0244f.pdf

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