MD HJ1 | 2021 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Over of previous HJ3


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on April 12 2021 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-04-12 - Referred Rules
Pending: Senate Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Opposing certain inspection rules promulgated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture that have drastically impeded the harvest and sale of blue catfish and thus rendered the State unable to adequately use the commercial harvest as a form of control over the invasive blue catfish species; urging the U.S. Congress to amend 21 U.S.C. § 601(w) to exempt the wild catch of domestic catfish from certain inspection requirements; and requiring a copy of the Resolution to be forwarded to certain elected officials.

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Natural Resources – Fishing – Wild–Caught Blue Catfish


Roll Calls

2021-04-12 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 139 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2021-04-12SenateReferred Rules
2021-04-12HouseThird Reading Passed (139-0)
2021-04-10HouseFavorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
2021-04-08HouseFavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
2021-02-17HouseHearing 2/22 at 9:30 a.m.
2021-01-13HouseFirst Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations

Same As/Similar To

SJ4 (Crossfiled) 2021-05-18 - Signed by the President and the Speaker - Joint Resolution 1
HJ3 (Carry Over) 2020-02-10 - Hearing 2/24 at 2:00 p.m.


Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments