A record number of bills were introduced in Annapolis this session. Dominating the discussion were crime, guns, school safety and sexual harassment.
Gov. Larry Hogan called this the best session he’s ever had.
“We put forth a really aggressive agenda, almost all of which looks like it’s going to get done,” Hogan said.
Crime bills overcame huge twists, turns and tweaks. One piece of legislation mandates a 10-year jail term for repeat violent gun offenders. A judge cannot suspend the sentence. Those convicted are not eligible for parole. Another bill requires second-time violent gun offenders to be sentenced to the mandatory minimum sentence under current law….
— David Collins, WBAL NewsRadio 1090