MD HB916 | 2016 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 8-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 19 2016 - 50% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2016-04-07 - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Requiring the Department of Natural Resources to study and make specified recommendations regarding harvesting hard-shell clams in the Atlantic Coastal Bays; requiring the Department to identify areas in the Chincoteague Bay that are restricted from being used under an aquaculture lease; requiring the Department to report its findings and recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembly on or before December 31, 2016; etc.

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Study on Harvesting Hard-Shell Clams in the Atlantic Coastal Bays and Aquaculture Areas in the Chincoteague Bay


Roll Calls

2016-03-17 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (135-0) (Y: 135 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 6) [PASS]


2016-04-07SenateUnfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2016-03-29SenateHearing 3/29 at 1:00 p.m.
2016-03-21SenateFirst Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2016-03-19HouseThird Reading Passed (135-0)
2016-03-17HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2016-03-17HouseFavorable with Amendments {840311/1 Report Adopted
2016-03-17HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Environment and Transportation
2016-02-26HouseHearing 2/26 at 1:30 p.m.
2016-02-26HouseHearing cancelled
2016-02-26HouseHearing 2/26 at 2:00 p.m.
2016-02-11HouseHearing cancelled
2016-02-26HouseHearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.
2016-02-10HouseFirst Reading Environment and Transportation


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