HB1387 (CH0709)

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2016 Regular Session



Commercial Northern Snakehead Bowfishing License - Establishment

Sponsored by:

Delegate Hornberger


Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 709

Synopsis:Authorizing the Department of Natural Resources to adopt regulations governing the use of bowfishing gear; establishing a commercial northern snakehead bowfishing license; authorizing a licensee to catch for sale northern snakeheads in the tidal waters of the State using a bow and arrow attached to a retrieval line; prohibiting a licensee from fishing under the license under specified circumstances; establishing a specified application process for the license; establishing an annual fee of $15 for the license; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Hornberger, Afzali, Anderton, Arentz, B. Barnes, Beitzel, Buckel, Cassilly, Chang, Cluster, Fennell, Flanagan, Ghrist, Glass, Grammer, C. Howard, Jacobs, Jalisi, Kipke, Krebs, Lisanti, Long, Luedtke, Malone, Mautz, McCray, McKay, W. Miller, Moon, Morgan, O'Donnell, Otto, Patterson, Platt, Reilly, Rey, Rose, Shoemaker, Simonaire, Sophocleus, Szeliga, Walker, A. Washington, M. Washington, West, and B. Wilson
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB1054
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Environment and Transportation  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Broad Subject(s):Hunting and Fishing
Narrow Subject(s):Coastal Bays
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Dealers -see also- Motor Vehicle Dealers and Salesmen
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Fish and Fishing -see also- Aquaculture; Gill Nets
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Rules and Regulations
Weapons -see also- Guns
Statutes:Article - Natural Resources
(4-221, 4-701, 4-701.1)

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October 24, 2017 5:06 P.M.