2013 Regular Session



Oyster Sanctuaries - Oyster Bar Cleaning and Removal of Diseased Oysters

Sponsored by:

Delegate Jacobs


In the House - Hearing 3/20 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Authorizing the Department of Natural Resources to allow a person to catch oysters in an oyster sanctuary using specified equipment under specified circumstances for the purpose of cleaning an oyster bar or removing diseased oysters; authorizing the Department to establish a schedule for the cleaning of oyster bars and the removal of diseased oysters on oyster sanctuaries or portions of oyster sanctuaries; and authorizing the Department to adopt regulations establishing standards and procedures to implement the Act.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Jacobs, Eckardt, Haddaway-Riccio, Hershey, McDermott, Norman, O'Donnell, Otto, Szeliga, and Weir
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Environmental Matters  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Hunting and Fishing
Narrow Subject(s):Diseases -see also- AIDS; Rabies
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Natural Resources, Department of
Rules and Regulations
Statutes:Article - Natural Resources
(4-1014, 4-1014.1, 4-1014.2, 4-1014.3, 4-1201, 4-1014.4)

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October 24, 2017 1:06 P.M.