MD HB1306 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 16-0)
Status: Introduced on February 7 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-02-10 - Hearing 3/04 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: House Environment and Transportation Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Authorizing the Secretary of Natural Resources to adopt regulations to define and govern the use of hydraulic clam dredges, subject to certain requirements; increasing the frequency with which the Department of Natural Resources must update the delineations of SAV protection zones; requiring the updated delineations to include areas where submerged aquatic vegetation has been mapped by certain aerial surveys in at least 1 of the previous 5 years; etc.

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Natural Resources - SAV Protection Zones and Hydraulic Clam Dredges (Aquatic Habitat Protection Act)



2020-02-10HouseHearing 3/04 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-02-07HouseFirst Reading Environment and Transportation

Same As/Similar To

SB629 (Crossfiled) 2020-02-05 - Hearing 2/25 at 1:00 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Natural Resources41001(n/a)See Bill Text
Natural Resources41006.1(n/a)See Bill Text
Natural Resources41037(n/a)See Bill Text
Natural Resources4221(n/a)See Bill Text

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