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Maryland Gun Control Laws

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Code SectionArt. 27 §§291A, 442, 481A, et seq.
Illegal ArmsShort-barreled rifle or shotgun
Waiting Period7 days
Who May Not Own1. Fugitive from justice; 2. Convicted felon; convicted of crime of violence; 3. Habitual drunkard; 4. Addict/habitual user of narcotics/amphetamines/barbiturates; 5. If spent more than 30 consecutive days in mental institution for treatment; 6. Under 21 yrs.
Law Prohibiting Firearms On or Near School GroundsMisdemeanor. 27, 36A

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