SB0547 (CH0284)

2013 Regular Session



Natural Resources - Nuisance Organisms - Penalties

Sponsored by:

Senator Middleton


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 284

Synopsis:Creating a separate criminal offense for each nuisance organism imported or possessed in violation of specified provisions of law or regulation; and establishing a total maximum fine of $25,000 for offenses arising out of the same enforcement action.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Middleton and Frosh
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0708
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2013
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  Listen to Committee HearingEnvironmental Matters  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Natural Resources - Generally
Hunting and Fishing
Narrow Subject(s):Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Fish and Fishing -see also- Aquaculture; Gill Nets
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Statutes:Article - Natural Resources

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