HB1137 (CH0518)

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2018 Regular Session



Natural Resources - Fisheries - Commercial Oyster Divers

Sponsored by:

Delegate Jacobs


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 518

Synopsis:Altering the tidal fish license and oyster authorization requirements for persons aboard a boat who are using diving apparatus to catch oysters for commercial purposes in the waters of the State; prohibiting more than two commercial oyster divers from working on a boat at a time; requiring each commercial oyster diver to have an attendant on the boat; establishing certain daily limits on the oyster catch; establishing that exceeding the oyster catch limits under certain circumstances is a violation of the Act; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Jacobs, Arentz, Fisher, Ghrist, Grammer, Long, Mautz, Metzgar, and Otto
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Environment and Transportation  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Hunting and Fishing
Narrow Subject(s):Boats and Ships
Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc.
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Fish and Fishing -see also- Aquaculture; Gill Nets
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Weights and Measures
Statutes:Article - Natural Resources

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May 11, 2018 4:27 P.M.