2013 Regular Session



Somerset County - Emergency Burning Ban - Adoption and Enforcement

Sponsored by:

Delegate Otto


Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)

Synopsis:Authorizing the County Commissioners of Somerset County to adopt an emergency burning ban; prohibiting a person from starting or allowing any open air burning during an emergency burning ban subject to specified exceptions; authorizing the County Commissioners, by resolution, to set a fine for a violation of an emergency burning ban; and authorizing the Sheriff and the Sheriff's deputies to assess a fine against any person believed to be in violation of an emergency burning ban.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegate Otto
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0424
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Environmental Matters  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Broad Subject(s):Counties - Local Laws
Narrow Subject(s):County Commissioners
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Fire Protection
Somerset County
Statutes:Article - Somerset County

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