SB0424 (CH0263)

2013 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Somerset County - Emergency Burning Ban - Adoption and Enforcement

Sponsored by:

Senator Mathias

Status:

Approved by the Governor - Chapter 263


Synopsis:Authorizing the County Commissioners of Somerset County to adopt an emergency burning ban; prohibiting a person from starting or allowing any open air burning during an emergency burning ban, subject to specified exceptions; authorizing the County Commissioners, by resolution, to set a fine for a violation of an emergency burning ban; and authorizing the Sheriff and the Sheriff's deputies to assess a fine against any person believed to be in violation of an emergency burning ban.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator Mathias
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0465
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Committee(s):
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  Listen to Committee HearingEnvironmental Matters  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Counties - Local Laws
Narrow Subject(s):County Commissioners
Emergencies
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Fire Protection
Sheriffs
Somerset County
Statutes:Article - Somerset County
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October 24, 2017 1:08 P.M.