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Tag Archives: Handgun Permit Review Board

Editorial Advisory Board: ‘Security theater’ and the handgun permit review panel

Gov. Larry Hogan, just before the Memorial Day holiday, vetoed a 2019 bill abolishing the Maryland Handgun Permit Review Board. The board, comprised of civilians, was established in 1990 to review decisions of the Maryland State Police (MSP) relating to the ...

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Bill to abolish Handgun Permit Review Board heads to Senate floor

ANNAPOLIS – The full Senate will soon consider legislation to abolish a nearly 50-year-old board charged with hearing appeals of Maryland State Police decisions to deny or restrict conceal-carry permits. The Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee voted 6-5 Tuesday afternoon to ...

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Senate panel’s move could stop handgun review board from operating

A Senate committee’s recommendation to reject three of Gov. Larry Hogan’s appointments could effectively stop, at least temporarily, the state Handgun Permit Review Board from operating. Three members of the board were voted down Monday evening by the Senate Executive ...

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