2013 Regular Session



Commercial Fishing and Seafood Operations - Nuisance Actions - Exemption

Sponsored by:

Delegate Jacobs


In the Senate - First Reading Judicial Proceedings

Synopsis:Expanding the application of specified provisions of law relating to the protection of agricultural operations from nuisance actions under specified circumstances to apply to specified commercial fishing and seafood operations; exempting specified commercial fishing and seafood operations from nuisance lawsuits; authorizing an appeal of a local agency's decision on a nuisance complaint against a commercial fishing or seafood operation to a circuit court; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Jacobs, Hershey, and Smigiel
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0163
Introduced in a prior session as: HB0915 Session: 2012 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Environmental Matters  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Hunting and Fishing
Civil Actions and Procedures
Public Health
Narrow Subject(s):Appeals -see also- Judicial Review
Circuit Courts
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Fish and Fishing -see also- Aquaculture; Gill Nets
Meat, Poultry, Seafood -see also- Clams; Crabs; Oysters
Nuisances -see also- Noise; Weeds
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings
Article - Health - General

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October 24, 2017 1:00 P.M.