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SB1, Maryland's State Level Politicians want Revenge

Updated: Jun 21, 2023


SB1, Maryland's State Level Politicians want Revenge

This is a quickly simplified version of SB1. The text IS NOT changed at all. I cut out of the parts that were stricken from the bill and changed the order so you know who/what circumstances this bill doesn't apply before going into the bill. Comment below your thoughts and call the Governors Office to demand that he doesn't sign this bill into law. We are also posting videos on our YouTube (CLICK HERE) to break down this law and teach you what these infringements mean for you


The bill starts below the contact information below:


Govenor Wes Moore

westley.moore@maryland.gov

governor@maryland.gov

(410)974-3901

100 State Circle

Annapolis, Maryland 21401-1925


His Chief of Staff

Fagan Harris

fagan.harris2@maryland.gov


Assistant Chief of Staff

Manny Welsh

manny.welsh@maryland.gov

410-260-4077


Policy Advisor

Sophie Bergmann

sophie.bergmann@maryland.gov

410-260-3816


Director of Communications & Senior Advisor to Governor

David Turner

David.Turner@maryland.gov

(410) 974-3871



SB1

That this Act shall take effect October 1, 2023

Definitions

IN THIS SECTION THE FOLLOWING WORDS HAVE THE MEANINGS INDICATED.

“AREA FOR CHILDREN AND VULNERABLE INDIVIDUALS” MEANS:

-A PRESCHOOL OR PREKINDERGARTEN FACILITY OR THE GROUNDS OF THE FACILITY

-A PRIVATE PRIMARY OR SECONDARY SCHOOL OR THE GROUNDS OF THE SCHOOL; OR

-A YOUTH CAMP, AS DEFINED IN § 14–401 OF THE HEALTH –

-A HEALTH CARE FACILITY, AS DEFINED IN § 15–10B–01 § 11 15–10B–01(G)(1), (2), (3), AND (4) OF THE INSURANCE ARTICLE; OR A LOCATION THAT IS BEING USED AS A SHELTER FOR RUNAWAY YOUTH.


“FIREARM” HAS THE MEANING STATED IN § 4–104 OF THIS SUBTITLE.


“GOVERNMENT OR PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE AREA” MEANS:

-A BUILDING OR ANY PART OF A BUILDING OWNED OR LEASED BY A UNIT OF STATE OR LOCAL GOVERNMENT

-A BUILDING OF A PUBLIC OR PRIVATE INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION, AS DEFINED IN § 10–101 OF THE EDUCATION ARTICLE

-A LOCATION THAT IS CURRENTLY BEING USED AS A POLLING PLACE IN ACCORDANCE WITH TITLE 10 OF THE ELECTION LAW ARTICLE OR FOR CANVASSING BALLOTS IN ACCORDANCE WITH TITLE 11 OF THE ELECTION LAW ARTICLE; OR

-AN ELECTRIC PLANT OR ELECTRIC STORAGE FACILITY, AS 26 DEFINED IN § 1–101 OF THE PUBLIC UTILITIES ARTICLE

-A GAS PLANT, AS DEFINED IN § 1–101 OF THE PUBLIC UTILITIES ARTICLE

-A NUCLEAR POWER PLANT FACILITY


“LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIAL” HAS THE MEANING STATED IN § 2 4–201 OF THIS ARTICLE.

“POLICE OFFICER” HAS THE MEANING STATED IN § 3–201 OF THE PUBLIC SAFETY ARTICLE.

“ORGANIZED SPORTING OR ATHLETIC ACTIVITY” MEANS AN ACTIVITY IN WHICH THREE OR MORE INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE PART OF THE SAME LEAGUE OR ASSOCIATION ARE COMPETING IN A SPORT OR ATHLETIC ACTIVITY TOGETHER AS PART OF THE SAME LEAGUE

“ROTC” MEANS RESERVE OFFICER TRAINING CORPS.



“SPECIAL PURPOSE AREA” MEANS: A LOCATION LICENSED TO SELL OR DISPENSE ALCOHOL OR CANNABIS FOR ON–SITE CONSUMPTION

-A STADIUM

-A MUSEUM

-A LOCATION BEING USED FOR

· AN ORGANIZED SPORTING OR ATHLETIC ACTIVITY

· A LIVE THEATER PERFORMANCE

· A MUSICAL CONCERT OR PERFORMANCE FOR WHICH MEMBERS OF THE AUDIENCE ARE REQUIRED TO PAY OR POSSESS A TICKET TO BE ADMITTED OR AN AMUSEMENT PARK

· A FAIR OR CARNIVAL

· A RACETRACK

· A VIDEO LOTTERY FACILITY, AS DEFINED IN § 9–1A–01 OF 24 THE STATE GOVERNMENT ARTICLE


WHO IS ABOVE THIS LAW / TIMES WHEN THE LAW DOESN’T APPLY

THIS SECTION DOES NOT APPLY TO:

-A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIAL

-A POLICE OFFICER OF THE UNITED STATES, THE STATE, OR A LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY OF THE STATE

-AN ON–DUTY EMPLOYEE OF A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY AUTHORIZED BY THE AGENCY TO POSSESS FIREARMS ON DUTY OR WHOSE DUTY ASSIGNMENT INVOLVES THE POSSESSION OF FIREARMS

-A MEMBER OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES OR THE NATIONAL GUARD, OR THE UNIFORMED SERVICES ON DUTY OR TRAVELING TO OR FROM DUTY

-A MEMBER OF AN ROTC PROGRAM WHILE PARTICIPATING IN AN ACTIVITY FOR AN ROTC PROGRAM

-A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIAL OF ANOTHER STATE OR SUBDIVISION OF ANOTHER STATE TEMPORARILY IN THIS STATE ON OFFICIAL BUSINESS

-A CORRECTIONAL OFFICER OR WARDEN OF A CORRECTIONAL 19 FACILITY IN THE STATE

-A SHERIFF OR FULL–TIME ASSISTANT OR DEPUTY SHERIFF OF THE STATE

-A RAILROAD POLICE OFFICER APPOINTED UNDER TITLE 3, 23 SUBTITLE 4 OF THE PUBLIC SAFETY ARTICLE

-AN EMPLOYEE OF AN ARMORED CAR COMPANY, IF THE PERSON IS ACTING WITHIN THE SCOPE OF EMPLOYMENT AND HAS A VALID PERMIT TO WEAR, CARRY, OR TRANSPORT A HANDGUN ISSUED UNDER TITLE 5, SUBTITLE 3 OF THE PUBLIC SAFETY ARTICLE; (7) (8) SUBJECT TO SUBSECTION (I) OF THIS SECTION

-AN OFF–DUTY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIAL OR A PERSON WHO HAS RETIRED AS A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIAL IN GOOD STANDING FROM A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY OF THE UNITED STATES, THE STATE OR ANOTHER STATE, OR A LOCAL UNIT IN THE STATE OR ANOTHER STATE, WHO POSSESSES A FIREARM

-THE OFFICIAL OR PERSON IS DISPLAYING CARRYING THE OFFICIAL’S OR PERSON’S BADGE OR CREDENTIAL IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE 3 REQUIREMENTS OF THE BADGE OR CREDENTIAL, THE FIREARM CARRIED OR POSSESSED BY THE OFFICIAL OR PERSON IS CONCEALED FROM VIEW UNDER OR WITHIN AN ARTICLE OF THE OFFICIAL’S OR PERSON’S CLOTHING

-THE OFFICIAL OR PERSON IS AUTHORIZED TO CARRY A HANDGUN UNDER THE LAWS OF THE STATE OR THE UNITED STATES

-THE OFFICIAL OR PERSON POSSESSES A VALID PERMIT TO WEAR, CARRY, OR TRANSPORT A HANDGUN AND THE FIREARM CARRIED OR POSSESSED BY THE OFFICIAL

-OR PERSON IS CONCEALED FROM VIEW UNDER OR WITHIN AN ARTICLE OF THE OFFICIAL’S OR PERSON’S CLOTHING FOR A LOCATION THAT IS NOT OWNED BY, LEASED BY,

-OR OTHERWISE UNDER THE CONTROL OF THE STATE OR A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE

-THE OWNER OR LESSEE OF THE LOCATION;

OR A PERSON WHO IS AUTHORIZED BY THE OWNER OR LESSEE OF THE LOCATION TO WEAR, CARRY,

OR TRANSPORT A FIREARM AT THE LOCATION FOR THE PURPOSE OF EMPLOYMENT AS A SECURITY GUARD LICENSED OF THE BUSINESS OCCUPATIONS ARTICLE;

OR PROTECTING ANY INDIVIDUAL OR PROPERTY AT THE LOCATION WITHOUT WITH AN EXPRESS AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE PARTIES, REMUNERATION, OR COMPENSATION; OR

-A LOCATION BEING USED WITH THE PERMISSION OF THE PERSON OR GOVERNMENTAL UNIT THAT OWNS, LEASES, OR CONTROLS THE LOCATION FOR AN ORGANIZED SHOOTING ACTIVITY FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES

-A HISTORICAL DEMONSTRATION USING A FIREARM; OR

-HUNTING OR TARGET SHOOTING

-A FIREARM THAT IS CARRIED OR TRANSPORTED IN A MOTOR VEHICLE IF THE FIREARM IS

-LOCKED IN A CONTAINER

- A HANDGUN WORN, CARRIED, OR TRANSPORTED IN COMPLIANCE WITH ANY LIMITATIONS IMPOSED UNDER § 5–307 OF THE PUBLIC SAFETY ARTICLE, BY A PERSON TO WHOM A PERMIT TO WEAR, CARRY, OR TRANSPORT THE HANDGUN HAS BEEN ISSUED UNDER TITLE 5, SUBTITLE 3 OF THE PUBLIC SAFETY ARTICLE


This section does not prohibit:

-the wearing, carrying, or transporting of a handgun by a person who is authorized at the time and under the circumstances to wear, carry, or transport the handgun as part of the person’s official equipment, and is

-a law enforcement official of the United States, the State, or a county or city of the State

-a member of the armed forces of the United States or of the National Guard on duty or traveling to or from duty

-a law enforcement official of another state or subdivision of another state temporarily in this State on official business

-a correctional officer or warden of a correctional facility in the State

-a sheriff or full–time assistant or deputy sheriff of the State

-a temporary or part–time sheriff’s deputy

-the wearing, carrying, or transporting of a handgun in compliance with any limitations imposed under § 5–307 of the Public Safety Article by a person to whom a permit to wear, carry, or transport the handgun has been issued under Title 5, 17 Subtitle 3 of the Public Safety Article

-the carrying of a handgun on the person or in a vehicle while the person is transporting the handgun to or from the place of legal purchase or sale, or to or from a bona fide repair shop, or between bona fide residences of the person, or between the bona fide residence and place of business of the person, if the business is operated and owned substantially by the person if each handgun is unloaded and carried in an enclosed case or an enclosed holster

-the wearing, carrying, or transporting by a person of a handgun used in connection with an organized military activity, a target shoot, formal or informal target practice, sport shooting event, hunting, a Department of Natural Resources–sponsored firearms and hunter safety class, trapping, or a dog obedience training class or show, while the person is engaged in, on the way to, or returning from that activity if each handgun is unloaded and carried in an enclosed case or an enclosed holster

-the moving by a bona fide gun collector of part or all of the collector’s gun collection from place to place for public or private exhibition if each handgun is unloaded and carried in an enclosed case or an enclosed holster

-the wearing, carrying, or transporting of a handgun by a person on real estate that the person owns or leases or where the person resides or within the confines of a business establishment that the person owns or leases

-the wearing, carrying, or transporting of a handgun by a supervisory employee:

· in the course of employment

· within the confines of the business establishment in which the supervisory employee is employed

· when so authorized by the owner or manager of the business establishment

-the carrying or transporting of a signal pistol or other visual distress signal approved by the United States Coast Guard in a vessel on the waterways of the State or, if the signal pistol or other visual distress signal is unloaded and carried in an enclosed case, in a vehicle

-the wearing, carrying, or transporting of a handgun by a person who is carrying a court order requiring the surrender of the handgun

· the handgun is unloaded

· the person has notified the law enforcement unit, barracks, or station that the handgun is being transported in accordance with the court order; and 17 (iii)

· the person transports the handgun directly to the law enforcement unit, barracks, or station.


THE BILL- What liberties have been stolen from you:

-A PERSON MAY NOT WEAR, CARRY, OR TRANSPORT A FIREARM IN AN AREA FOR CHILDREN OR VULNERABLE INDIVIDUALS $

-A PERSON MAY NOT WEAR, CARRY, OR TRANSPORT A FIREARM IN A GOVERNMENT OR PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE AREA. $

-A GOVERNMENT OR PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE AREA SPECIFIED UNDER SUBSECTION (A)(4)(I) OF THIS SECTION MUST DISPLAY A CLEAR AND CONSPICUOUS SIGN AT THE MAIN ENTRANCE OF THE BUILDING OR THE PART OF A BUILDING THAT IS OWNED OR LEASED BY THE UNIT OF STATE OR LOCAL GOVERNMENT INDICATING THAT IT IS NOT PERMISSIBLE TO WEAR, CARRY, OR TRANSPORT A FIREARM IN THE BUILDING OR THAT PART OF THE BUILDING.$

- A PERSON MAY NOT WEAR, CARRY, OR TRANSPORT A FIREARM IN A SPECIAL PURPOSE AREA.$

· A PERSON WHO WILLFULLY VIOLATES SUBSECTION (C) (D)(1), OR (E) OF THIS SECTION IS GUILTY OF A MISDEMEANOR AND ON CONVICTION 3 IS SUBJECT TO

1. IMPRISONMENT NOT EXCEEDING 1 YEAR OR A FINE NOT EXCEEDING $1,000 OR BOTH

2. A CONVICTION UNDER THIS SECTION MAY NOT MERGE WITH A CONVICTION FOR ANY OTHER CRIME BASED ON THE ACT ESTABLISHING THE VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION.

3. A SENTENCE IMPOSED UNDER THIS SECTION MAY BE IMPOSED SEPARATE FROM AND CONSECUTIVE TO OR CONCURRENT WITH A SENTENCE FOR ANY CRIME BASED ON THE ACT ESTABLISHING THE VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION.

· FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, A REQUIREMENT TO KEEP A HANDGUN CONCEALED IS NOT VIOLATED BY

1. THE MOMENTARY AND INADVERTENT EXPOSURE OF A HANDGUN

2. THE MOMENTARY AND INADVERTENT EXPOSURE OF THE IMPRINT OR OUTLINE OF A HANDGUN.

· NOTHING IN THIS SECTION LIMITS THE POWER OF AN ADMINISTRATIVE HEAD OF A MARYLAND COURT TO PUNISH FOR CONTEMPT OR TO ADOPT RULES OR ORDERS REGULATING, ALLOWING, RESTRICTING, OR PROHIBITING THE POSSESSION OF WEAPONS IN ANY BUILDING HOUSING THE COURT OR ANY OF ITS PROCEEDINGS OR ON ANY GROUNDS APPURTENANT TO THE BUILDING


That this Act shall take effect October 1, 2023







































































































































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