SB1054 (CH0708)

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2016 Regular Session



Commercial Northern Snakehead Bowfishing License - Establishment

Sponsored by:

Senator Mathias


Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 708

Synopsis:Authorizing the Department of Natural Resources to adopt regulations governing the use of bowfishing gear; establishing a commercial northern snakehead bowfishing license; authorizing a licensee to catch for sale northern snakeheads in the tidal waters of the State using a bow and arrow attached to a retrieval line; prohibiting a licensee from fishing under the license under specified circumstances; establishing a specified application process for the license; establishing an annual fee of $15 for the license; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senator Mathias
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB1387
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee HearingEnvironment and Transportation  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Hunting and Fishing
Narrow Subject(s):Dealers -see also- Motor Vehicle Dealers and Salesmen
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Fish and Fishing -see also- Aquaculture; Gill Nets
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Natural Resources, Department of
Rules and Regulations
Weapons -see also- Guns
Statutes:Article - Natural Resources
(4-221, 4-701, 4-701.1)

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