Councilman Marks successfully eliminates fees from Olszewski gun bill

TOWSON, MD—At the Baltimore County Council meeting on Tuesday night, Councilman David Marks successfully passed an amendment that eliminated all proposed fees from County Executive Johnny Olszewski’s gun security bill. The legislation sought by the County Executive requires broader security requirements for firearms retailers and gun shows. During Christmas week, Councilman Marks met with every gun retailer affected in his […]

Councilman Marks: Eliminate fees, exempt FreeState Gun Range in gun security bill

UPDATE: Councilman Marks was successful in his efforts to eliminate fees from the gun bill. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Monday that he would support amending the proposed gun safety legislation sponsored by Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski to eliminate new fees and exempt places such as the FreeState Gun Range in Middle […]

Baltimore County announces SAFE Act to keep guns off of streets

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski, Police Chief Melissa Hyatt, and other officials on Monday announced plans to introduce the Secure All Firearms Effectively (SAFE) Act, which would require firearm retail establishments in Baltimore County to install responsible security measures to protect their inventory from potential burglaries. “We must do whatever we can to keep our communities safe, and that […]