Stiffer charge sought for making threats in Maryland

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However, House Judiciary Chairman Joseph F. Vallario Jr., who will be the one to call for a vote on the bill, appeared to scoff at the legislation.

“If there’s a threat of some form of violence, it should already be covered under the law,” the Prince George’s Democrat said.

No vote has been scheduled on the bill. A cross-filed Maryland Senate bill is scheduled for a March 20 hearing.

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