A person must obtain a safety training certificate prior to purchasing "regulated firearms" and present that certificate prior to each purchase.With some limited exceptions, only one "regulated firearm" may be purchased in any 30-day period.Regarding ten round magazine limits for rifles purchased in Maryland, 'standard' 30 round magazines may be purchased outside Maryland and brought into the state for personal use.
Applicants must demonstrate a "good and substantial reason" to carry a handgun. The State preempts some local firearm regulations, though local governments may regulate firearms with respect to minors and areas of public assembly.
Permits are normally very difficult (but not impossible) for ordinary citizens to obtain. Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Montgomery County, Gaithersburg, and Baltimore are known to have local firearm regulations.
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It turns out the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration has way more than that. And even the most common insults can be tossed out.
Permits are not automatically renewed, and the permit-holder must justify the continued need for the permit when applying for renewal.
No permit is required to openly carry a rifle or shotgun in Maryland.In practice, very few applicants are granted carry permits, and approval typically requires the applicant to provide proof of a clear and imminent threat on his or her life.For example, police reports submitted by an applicant documenting a recent assault, attempted kidnapping, carjacking, or home invasion, particularly when the assailant remains at-large, have generally been accepted as sufficient "good reason" for issuance of a carry permit.No curse words or obscenities are allowed, even when disguised by using numbers or unusual spelling. Apparently the plate checkers at the MVA are pretty smart. The Aviation Command is financed through the Maryland Emergency Medical System Operations Fund (MEMSOF) and Maryland's General Fund.Certain models of firearms are banned as assault pistols and assault long guns. The Constitution of Maryland, Declaration of Rights, Art. The Constitution of the United States, and the Laws made, or which shall be made, in pursuance thereof, and all Treaties made, or which shall be made, under the authority of the United States, are, and shall be the Supreme Law of the State; and the Judges of this State, and all the People of this State, are, and shall be bound thereby; anything in the Constitution or Law of this State to the contrary notwithstanding.