MD HB1059 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-1)
Status: Introduced on February 6 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-03-02 - Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Altering the persons that the Department of Natural Resources is required to notify of applications for certain aquaculture leases to be issued in the Chesapeake Bay or the Atlantic Coastal Bays; requiring the Department to work with both a person that files a certain protest petition related to a proposed aquaculture lease and the applicant for the aquaculture lease to mitigate the concerns raised in the petition; and establishing conditions under which the Department is required to hold a certain public information meeting.

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Aquaculture Lease Applications - Notice, Protests, and Meetings - Alterations



2020-03-02HouseUnfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
2020-02-26HouseHearing canceled
2020-02-07HouseHearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-02-06HouseFirst Reading Environment and Transportation

Same As/Similar To

SB950 (Crossfiled) 2020-02-05 - Hearing 2/25 at 1:00 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Natural Resources411A-09(n/a)See Bill Text

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