2018 Maryland Code
Title 5 - Firearms
Subtitle 4 - Handgun Roster
§ 5-404. Handgun Roster Board
(a) Established. -- There is a Handgun Roster Board in the Department of State Police.
(b) Membership; appointment. --
(1) The Board consists of 11 members.
(2) Of the 11 members of the Board:
(i) one shall be the Secretary as an ex officio member;
(ii) ten shall be appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate; and
(iii) all shall be Maryland residents.
(3) Of the ten appointed members of the Board:
(i) one shall be a representative of the Association of Chiefs of Police;
(ii) one shall be a representative of the Maryland State's Attorneys' Association;
(iii) one shall be a handgun dealer, gunsmith, or representative of a handgun manufacturer;
(iv) one shall be a resident of the State who is a representative of the National Rifle Association or its affiliated State association;
(v) one shall be a representative of an organization that advocates against handgun violence; and
(vi) five shall be public members, two of whom shall be mechanical or electrical engineers.
(c) Tenure. -- The term of an appointed member is 4 years.
(d) Chairman. -- The Secretary shall serve as chairman.
(e) Meetings. -- The Board shall meet at the request of the chairman or of a majority of the members.