MD HB799 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Passed on May 30 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-05-30 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 457
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Requiring the Aquaculture Coordinating Council, in coordination with the Department of the Environment, to review policies regarding the application of State or tidal wetlands license and permit requirements to aquaculture operations; and requiring, by December 1, 2021, the Council and the Department to submit to the Governor and the General Assembly their findings and recommendations, including any proposed legislation, on changes necessary to eliminate conflicts or redundancies in the oversight of aquaculture operations in the State.

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Aquaculture Coordinating Council - Application of Tidal Wetlands Permit Requirements to Aquaculture Operations - Study


Roll Calls

2021-04-12 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 47 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-04-02 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 132 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 9) [PASS]


2021-05-30HouseEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 457
2021-04-12HouseReturned Passed
2021-04-12SenateThird Reading Passed (47-0)
2021-04-10SenateFavorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
2021-04-10SenateFavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2021-04-07SenateRereferred to Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2021-04-05SenateReferred Rules
2021-04-02HouseThird Reading Passed (132-0)
2021-04-02HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-04-02HouseFavorable with Amendments {260312/1 Adopted
2021-04-02HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Environment and Transportation
2021-02-02HouseHearing 2/17 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-29HouseFirst Reading Environment and Transportation

Same As/Similar To

SB442 (Crossfiled) 2021-05-30 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 458


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Environment16101(n/a)See Bill Text
Environment16104(n/a)See Bill Text
Environment16202(n/a)See Bill Text
Environment16304(n/a)See Bill Text
Natural Resources411A-09(n/a)See Bill Text
Natural Resources411A-10(n/a)See Bill Text
Natural Resources411A-23(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments