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Maryland Legislative Update

Friday, March 8, 2002

This week, the Maryland legislature will be having its annual "gun days," during which both the Senate and House will hold committee hearings on all firearm-related legislation. Representatives of NRA and the Maryland State Rifle and Pistol Association will be at the State House closely monitoring the situation, and we urge all NRA members who are able to attend these important hearings. The Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee will meet Tuesday, March 12, at 1:00 p.m. The House Judiciary Committee will meet Wednesday, March 13, and Thursday, March 14, at 1:00 p.m. on both days. Contact your Senators and Delegates and encourage them to oppose any new restrictions on law-abiding gun owners. The Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee can be reached at (410) 841-3639. The House Judiciary Committee can be reached at (410) 841-3488.

Also, last Monday, the Baltimore City Council introduced a bill (#02-0703) to prohibit "the possession of air rifles, air guns, and BB guns, as well as their sale or transfer or their discharge." Additionally, the Council has on draft a bill that will specifically prohibit the "possession, sale or transfer, or discharge of paintball guns and similar devices." This bill is set to be introduced this Monday, March 11. If you live in Baltimore, or even within 100 miles of the city, you are urged to attend the Baltimore City Council meeting on Monday, March 11, at 5:00 p.m., at: City Hall, Room 408, 100 North Holliday Street, Baltimore. You can also call the Baltimore City Council via the Mayor’s office at (410) 396-4892.

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Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.