SB0268 (CH0399)

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2017 Regular Session



Cownose Ray Fishery Management Plan and Moratorium on Contests

Sponsored by:

Senator Young


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 399

Synopsis:Requiring the Department of Natural Resources to prepare a specified fishery management plan for the cownose ray species; requiring the Department to prepare a specified fishery management plan for the cownose ray species on or before December 31, 2018, subject to available funding; prohibiting a person from sponsoring, conducting, or participating in a specified cownose ray fishing contest in State waters until July 1, 2019.
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
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Rules and Regulations
Statutes:Article - Natural Resources

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November 28, 2017 1:10 P.M.