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2014 Regular Session



Food Fish and Shellfish - Labeling and Identification Requirements (Maryland Seafood Authenticity and Enforcement Act)

Sponsored by:

Delegate Luedtke


In the House - Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Prohibiting a person from selling or offering for sale within the State any food fish or shellfish unless the person identifies the species of the food fish or shellfish in a specified manner; requiring that the species of a food fish or shellfish be identified by the common name provided in specified regulations or in a specified publication; prohibiting a person from knowingly misidentifying the species of a food fish or shellfish on a label, sign, or menu; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Luedtke, Barve, Bobo, DeBoy, Fraser-Hidalgo, Kaiser, Lafferty, S. Robinson, Sophocleus, Stukes, and F. Turner
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
Environmental Matters   View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Hunting and Fishing
Commercial Law - Consumer Protection
Narrow Subject(s):Aquaculture
Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc.
Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Electronic Government
Fish and Fishing -see also- Aquaculture; Gill Nets
Meat, Poultry, Seafood -see also- Clams; Crabs; Oysters
Natural Resources, Department of
Rules and Regulations
Signs and Billboards
Statutes:Article - Natural Resources
(4-11F-01 through 4-11F-06)

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February 27, 2014 6:01 P.M.