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File #: 19-0443    Version: Name: Gun Offender Registration - Additional Violations
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 9/9/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 1/23/2020
Enactment #: 20-339
Title: Gun Offender Registration - Additional Violations For the purpose of amending the definition of “gun offender” to add certain criminal violations for which a conviction would require an individual to register with the Baltimore City Police Commissioner; and conforming, correcting, and clarifying related provisions.
Indexes: Gun Offender Registration, Violation
Attachments: 1. 19-0443~1st Reader, 2. Law 19-0443, 3. MOCJ 19-0443, 4. BPD 19-0443, 5. 2nd Reader Committee Amendments 19-0443, 6. 19-0443~3rd Reader

Explanation: Capitals indicate matter added to existing law.

[Brackets] indicate matter deleted from existing law.

 

                     * Warning: This is an unofficial, introductory copy of the bill.

                     The official copy considered by the City Council is the first reader copy.

                     Introductory*

 

                     City of Baltimore

                     Council Bill          

                                                                                                                                                           

Introduced by: President Scott                                                                                                          

 

                     A Bill Entitled

 

An Ordinance concerning

title

Gun Offender Registration - Additional Violations

For the purpose of amending the definition of “gun offender” to add certain criminal violations for which a conviction would require an individual to register with the Baltimore City Police Commissioner; and conforming, correcting, and clarifying related provisions.

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By repealing and re-ordaining, with amendments

Article 19 - Police Ordinances

Section(s) 60-1(e)

Baltimore City Code

(Edition 2000)

 

Section 1.  Be it ordained by the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, That the Laws of Baltimore City read as follows:

 

                     Baltimore City Code

 

                     Article 19.  Police Ordinances

 

                     Subtitle 60.  Gun Offender Registration

 

§ 60-1.  Definitions.

 

(e)  Gun offense.

 

“Gun offense” means:

 

(1)                     a violation of any of the following sections of the State Criminal Law Article:

 

(i)  § 4-203 {Wearing, carrying, or transporting a handgun};

 

(ii)  § 4-204 {Use of a handgun or antique firearm in commission of a crime};

 

(iii)  § 4-303 {Assault [pistols] weapons - Prohibited};

 

 

(iv)  § 4-305 {Detachable magazines - Prohibited};

 

                                                                                                          (v)  § 4-305.1 {Rapid fire trigger activators - Prohibited};

 

(vi)  [(iv)]  § 4-404 {Use of a machine gun in a crime of violence};

 

(vii)  [(v)]  § 4-405 {Use of a machine gun for an aggressive purpose};

 

(viii)  [(vi)]  §5-621 {Crimes involving controlled dangerous substances and paraphernalia - Use of a weapon as separate crime}; or

 

(ix)  [(vii)] § 5-622 {Firearm crimes};

 

(2)                     a violation of any of the following sections of the State Public Safety Article:

 

(i)  § 5-106 {License required to engage in the business of selling, renting, or transferring regulated firearms};

 

(ii)  § 5-123 {Dealer - Sale, rent, or transfer of a regulated firearm prior to the expiration of 7-day waiting period};

 

(iii)  § 5-124(a) {Non-dealer - Sale, rent, or transfer of a regulated firearm prior to the expiration of 7-day waiting period};

 

(iv)  § 5-125(b) {Sale, rent, or transfer of a regulated firearm to a firearm applicant whose firearm application is placed on hold};

 

(v)   § 5-132(c)(1) {Dealer - sale, offer for sale, rent, or transfer a handgun manufactured on or before December 31, 2002, without an external safety lock}; 

 

(vi)  [(i)]  § 5-133(b) {Possession of a regulated firearm prohibited};

 

(vii)  [(ii)]  § 5-133(c) {Restrictions on possession of regulated firearms - Penalty for possession by a person convicted of crime of violence};

 

(viii)  [(iii)]  § 5-133(d) {Possession of regulated firearms by a person under age of 21 years prohibited};

 

(ix)  § 5-134 {Sale, rent, or transfer of a regulated firearm to a restricted individual};

 

(x)  § 5-136 {Straw purchase of a regulated firearm};

 

(xi)  [(iv)]  § 5-138 {Sale, transfer, or disposal of a stolen regulated firearm prohibited};

 

(xii)  [(v)]  § 5-140 {Transporting a regulated firearm for unlawful sale or trafficking};

 

(xiii)  § 5-141 {Knowing participation in straw purchase};

 

(xiv)  [(vi)]  § 5-142 {Removal or alteration of identification mark or number on firearm};

(xv)  § 5-144 {Knowing participation in any violation of Title 1, Subtitle 5 of the State Public Safety Article}

 

(xvi)  [(vii)]  § 5-203 {Possession of a short-barreled rifle or short-barreled shotgun};

 

(xvii)  [(viii)]  § 5-205 {Possession of a rifle or shotgun by a person with mental disorder}; or

 

(xviii)  [(ix)]  § 5-406 {Manufacture or sale of handguns}; or

 

(3)                     a violation of any of the following sections of this City Code Article 19 {“Police Ordinances”}:

 

(i)                     § 59-1 {Carrying long-barrel firearms}; or

 

(ii)                     § 59-2 {Discharging firearms}.

 

Section 2.  And be it further ordained, That the catchlines contained in this Ordinance are not law and may not be considered to have been enacted as a part of this or any prior Ordinance.

 

Section 3.  And be it further ordained, That this Ordinance takes effect on the 30th day after the date it is enacted.