HB0799 (CH0278)

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Aquaculture - Liability for Trespass

Sponsored by:

Delegate O'Donnell


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 278

Synopsis:Establishing that specified persons who enter in a specified manner an area leased to another person for aquaculture purposes and cause specified harm are liable to the leaseholder or any agent, employee, business partner, or contractor of the leaseholder for specified civil damages in the same manner that the persons would be liable to the leaseholder of the lease for specified civil damages.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegate O'Donnell
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Environment and Transportation  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Hunting and Fishing
Narrow Subject(s):Aquaculture
Attorneys' Fees
Contractors -see also- Heating & Cooling; Home Improvement
Court Costs
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Registration -see also- Motor Vehicle Registration
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc
Statutes:Article - Natural Resources
(4-11A-16, 4-11A-16.1)

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October 24, 2017 5:02 P.M.