HB0063 (CH0086)

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2016 Regular Session



Natural Resources - Fishing - Regulation and Use of Commercial Finfish Trotlines

Sponsored by:

Chair, Environment and Transportation Committee


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 86

Synopsis:Authorizing the Department of Natural Resources, in consultation with specified entities, to adopt regulations defining and governing the use of commercial finfish trotlines; establishing an exception to the prohibition against using more than two hooks or sets of hooks for each commercial rod or line by authorizing a tidal fish licensee to use a finfish trotline; and providing for the termination of the Act.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Chair, Environment and Transportation Committee (By Request - Departmental - Natural Resources)
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2016
By Request of the Governor
Environment and Transportation  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Hunting and Fishing
Narrow Subject(s):Chesapeake Bay
Coastal Bays
Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc.
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
Rivers and Streams
Rules and Regulations
Statutes:Article - Natural Resources
(4-221, 4-710)

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