SB0937 (CH0703)

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2016 Regular Session



Sustainable Oyster Population and Fishery Act of 2016

Sponsored by:

Senator Manno


Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 703

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 oyster management strategies to promote a sustainable oyster population and fishery; requiring the Department to submit specified reports on the study and specified oyster management strategies to the Governor, the Oyster Advisory Commission, and the General Assembly on or before specified dates; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Manno, Astle, Bates, Klausmeier, Raskin, and Zucker
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB1603
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2016
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee HearingEnvironment and Transportation  View Committee Hearing
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
Fish and Fishing -see also- Aquaculture; Gill Nets
Natural Resources, Department of
State Universities and Colleges
Statutes:Article - Natural Resources

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