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2018 Regular Session



Oyster Poaching - Administrative Penalties

Sponsored by:

Senator Simonaire


In the House - Favorable with Amendments Report by Environment and Transportation

Synopsis:Increasing from 60 to 90 the number of days within which the Department of Natural Resources is required to hold a hearing for a person who holds an authorization to catch oysters and receives a citation for a certain offense; establishing that the Department is not required to hold a hearing if a certain assistant Attorney General determines that it is unable to establish the facts necessary to succeed in the hearing; requiring the Department to report annually on certain oyster poaching-related penalties; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Simonaire and Hershey
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB1172
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2018
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee HearingEnvironment and Transportation
Broad Subject(s):Hunting and Fishing
Narrow Subject(s):Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Attorney General
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Fish and Fishing -see also- Aquaculture; Gill Nets
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Natural Resources, Department of
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Statutes:Article - Natural Resources

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March 22, 2018 12:12 P.M.