HB1485 (CH0531)

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2018 Regular Session



Natural Resources - Shellfish - Harvesting by Wharf Owners

Sponsored by:

Delegate Fisher


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 531

Synopsis:Altering, from 5 to 10 feet, the distance from certain piers, wharves, or other structures in certain counties within which the owner has exclusive use of the area for growing oysters in a certain manner; altering the manner by which oysters may be grown and harvested in proximity to piers, wharves, or other structures; and providing that certain oysters may not be commercially harvested, sold, or marketed for human consumption.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegate Fisher
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2018
Environment and Transportation  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Hunting and Fishing
Narrow Subject(s):Boundaries
Calvert County
Fish and Fishing -see also- Aquaculture; Gill Nets
Howard County
Natural Resources -see also- Conserv; Forest & Park; Wildlds
Piers and Docks -see also- Marinas; Ports
St. Mary's County
Talbot County
Statutes:Article - Natural Resources
(4-11A-17, 4-11A-17.1)

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May 11, 2018 4:29 P.M.