ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- The Maryland House of Delegates passed major gun control legislation Wednesday by a vote of 78-61. The bill includes a ban on 45 assault rifles, limits on magazine capacity to rounds of 10, and requirements for fingerprints and licenses before purchasing a firearm.
The bill has some key differences from the version that passed the Senate about a month ago. This version requires someone to report a lost or stolen gun within 72 hours, and bans firearm possession for anyone sentenced to probation before justice for a violent crime.
The Senate and House will have to reconcile those difference by their midnight deadline on Monday if they want it signed into law.