MD SB327 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-4)
Status: Passed on May 8 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-05-08 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 543
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Altering the purpose of the Heritage Conservation Fund to include acquiring interests in land that can be used by the general public for hunting; establishing the Wildlife Conservation, Education, and Outreach Program to provide outreach and foster an interest in outdoor recreation and stewardship, hunting, and wildlife conservation; establishing a stamp for hunting sika deer; authorizing a nonresident attending a college or university in the State to purchase a resident hunting license; etc.

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Hunting, Wildlife Conservation, and Outdoor Recreation - Funding, Promotion, Management, Licenses, Permits, and Stamps


Roll Calls

2023-04-06 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 47 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-04-04 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 128 N: 5 NV: 2 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2023-03-17 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 45 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2023-05-08SenateApproved by the Governor - Chapter 543
2023-04-06SenatePassed Enrolled
2023-04-06SenateThird Reading Passed (47-0)
2023-04-06SenateSenate Concurs House Amendments
2023-04-04HouseThird Reading Passed (128-5)
2023-04-03HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2023-04-03HouseFavorable with Amendments {153726/1 Adopted
2023-04-03HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Environment and Transportation
2023-03-20HouseReferred Environment and Transportation
2023-03-17SenateThird Reading Passed (45-0)
2023-03-17SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2023-03-17SenateFavorable with Amendments {963123/1 Adopted
2023-03-17SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Education, Energy, and the Environment
2023-02-01SenateHearing 2/15 at 1:00 p.m.
2023-01-27SenateFirst Reading Education, Energy, and the Environment

Same As/Similar To

HB983 (Crossfiled) 2023-05-08 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 544


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Natural Resources10103(n/a)See Bill Text
Natural Resources10301(n/a)See Bill Text
Natural Resources10308.1(n/a)See Bill Text
Natural Resources10410(n/a)See Bill Text
Natural Resources51102(n/a)See Bill Text
Natural Resources51502(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

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