MD HB173 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (? 1-0)
Status: Passed on May 8 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-05-08 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 95
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Clarifying certain provisions of law governing Sunday hunting in the State; establishing the authority of the Department of Natural Resources to allow Sunday hunting under certain circumstances; altering the application of authorized Sunday hunting to junior hunts and holders of a deer management permit; prohibiting hunting on certain public land on Sunday; repealing a certain termination provision governing authorized Sunday hunting in Montgomery County; etc.

Tracking Information

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Natural Resources - Sunday Hunting


Roll Calls

2020-03-17 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 44 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2020-03-05 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 130 N: 6 NV: 2 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2020-05-08HouseEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 95
2020-03-18HouseReturned Passed
2020-03-17SenateThird Reading Passed (44-0)
2020-03-17SenateMotion Rules Suspend Two Readings Same Day Const/Rule 24 (Senator King) Adopted
2020-03-17SenateSecond Reading Passed
2020-03-17SenateFavorable Adopted
2020-03-17SenateFavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2020-03-15SenateHearing 3/16 at 11:00 a.m.
2020-03-14SenateRereferred to Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2020-03-06SenateReferred Rules
2020-03-05HouseThird Reading Passed (130-6)
2020-03-03HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2020-03-03HouseFavorable with Amendments {550319/1 Adopted
2020-03-02HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Environment and Transportation
2020-01-21HouseHearing 2/12 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-01-21HouseHearing canceled
2020-01-17HouseHearing 2/05 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-01-17HouseHearing canceled
2020-01-17HouseHearing 2/05 at 2:00 p.m.
2020-01-15HouseFirst Reading Environment and Transportation


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Chapter of the Acts2017(n/a)See Bill Text
Natural Resources10410(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments