2010 Maryland Code
CRIMINAL LAW
TITLE 4 - WEAPON CRIMES
Subtitle 3 - Assault Pistols and Detachable Magazines
Section 4-303 - Assault pistols - Prohibited.

§ 4-303. Assault pistols - Prohibited.
 

(a)  In general.- Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, a person may not: 

(1) transport an assault pistol into the State; or 

(2) possess, sell, offer to sell, transfer, purchase, or receive an assault pistol. 

(b)  Exception.- A person who lawfully possessed an assault pistol before June 1, 1994, and who registered the assault pistol with the Secretary of State Police before August 1, 1994, may: 

(1) continue to possess the assault pistol; or 

(2) while carrying a court order requiring the surrender of the assault pistol, transport the assault pistol directly to the law enforcement unit, barracks, or station if the person has notified the law enforcement unit, barracks, or station that the person is transporting the assault pistol in accordance with a court order and the assault pistol is unloaded. 
 

[An. Code 1957, art. 27, § 36H-3; 2002, ch. 26, § 2; 2010, ch. 712.]   

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