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Sustainable Oyster Population and Fishery Act of 2016

Sponsored by:

Delegate Frush


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Synopsis:Requiring the Department of Natural Resources, in consultation with the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, to conduct a specified study related to the public oyster fishery; requiring the Department to identify specified oyster management strategies in a specified manner; requiring the Department to submit its final report to the Governor, the Oyster Advisory Commission, and the General Assembly by December 1, 2018; providing that the Act does not limit the Department's ability to manage the oyster fishery; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Frush, Flanagan, Healey, Krebs, Lafferty, Lam, and Morhaim
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0937
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2016
Environment and Transportation  View Committee HearingRules
Broad Subject(s):Hunting and Fishing
Natural Resources - Generally
Narrow Subject(s):Chesapeake Bay
Coastal Bays
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Federal Government
Fish and Fishing -see also- Aquaculture; Gill Nets
Interstate Affairs
Natural Resources, Department of
State Universities and Colleges
Statutes:Article - Natural Resources

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