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Maryland delegates to consider new limits on police access to military equipment

March 22, 2021

Law enforcement agencies in Maryland could be limited from obtaining certain military equipment through a federal surplus program under a bill headed for hearing in the House of Delegates this week.Senate Bill 599, sponsored by Sen. William C. Smith Jr., D-Montgomery, and Sen. Chris West, R-Baltimore, is one legislative piece of the Maryland Police Accountability Act of 2021, which has been a key focus throughout the Maryland General Assembly this session.

Article Source: Capital News Service

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