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Laws Coming/Going On October 1

September 27th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

October 1st will see the enactment of several new laws in Maryland that were voted on in the last General Assembly session.  Spousal Defense is being repealed – a law that had prohibited prosecution of a person for rape or other sexual crimes against their legal spouse.  The law concerning where a person may conceal-carry a firearm is also changing -  those with such permits will be banned from bringing firearms to a number of public places, including schools, health care facilities, polling places, stadiums, museums, and venues that serve alcohol or cannabis for on-site consumption.