Cumberland Times-News

January 26, 2013

Bill Watch - 01/27/2013

Cumberland Times-News


Senate Bill 204: Introduced by Sen. George Edwards, this bill would allow bowhunters 21 or older in Deer Management Region A (Garrett, Allegany, western Washington counties) to openly carry a handgun, with barrel no longer than 6 inches and without a telescopic sight, for personal protection.

House Bill 276: Would allow the use of rifles during the firearms season in all of Frederick County.

A number of bills have been introduced expanding Sunday deer and turkey hunting opportunities for Dorchester, Queen Anne’s and Kent counties.


The 2013 Legislature does not begin until Feb. 13.