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Cownose Ray Fishery Management Plan and Moratorium on Tournaments

Sponsored by:

Senator Young


In the House - Hearing 3/22 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Requiring the Department of Natural Resources to prepare a specified fishery management plan for the cownose ray species on or before December 31, 2017; prohibiting a person from organizing, sponsoring, promoting, conducting, or participating in a specified cownose ray fishing tournament in State waters until July 1, 2018.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Young, Benson, Guzzone, and Pinsky
Additional Facts:Bill is an Emergency Bill
Cross-filed with: HB0211
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): Upon Enactment
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee HearingEnvironment and Transportation  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Hunting and Fishing
Narrow Subject(s):Contests
Emergency Bills
Fish and Fishing -see also- Aquaculture; Gill Nets
Natural Resources, Department of
Rules and Regulations
Statutes:Article - Natural Resources

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March 22, 2017 4:08 P.M.