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Pollinator Habitat Plans - Plan Contents - Requirements and Prohibition

Sponsored by:

Senator Nathan-Pulliam


Veto sustained (0-44)

Synopsis:Requiring a specified pollinator habitat plan to include specified best management practices for the designation of specified habitat areas; requiring that a specified pollinator habitat plan established by the Department of Natural Resources, the Maryland Environmental Service, and the State Highway Administration be as protective of pollinators as the Department of Agriculture's managed pollinator protection plan; prohibiting, with specified exceptions, the use of specified pesticides, seeds, or plants in a specified area; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Nathan-Pulliam, Benson, Ferguson, Guzzone, Kagan, Kelley, King, Lee, Manno, McFadden, Pinsky, Ramirez, Robinson, Rosapepe, Young, and Zucker
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0830
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2017
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee HearingEnvironment and Transportation  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Agriculture
Natural Resources - Generally
Transportation - Highways
Narrow Subject(s):Agriculture, Department of
Agriculture -see also- Farmland
Environmental Service, Maryland
Hazardous and Toxic Substances -see also- Asbestos; Radiatn
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Highway Administration, State
Insects -see also- Bees
Natural Resources, Department of
Pest Control
Statutes:Article - Agriculture

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January 12, 2018 3:29 P.M.