MD SB350 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Committee Bill
Status: Enrolled on April 7 2021 - 75% progression
Action: 2021-04-07 - Passed Enrolled
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Repealing the authority of the Department of Natural Resources to establish Aquaculture Enterprise Zones and issue leases within those zones for shellfish aquaculture; authorizing the Department to issue enterprise leases under certain circumstances for the cultivation of native or naturalized species of aquatic plants; prohibiting the Department from issuing an enterprise lease for the cultivation of nonnative species; requiring an applicant for a lease to pay an application fee; establishing a maximum lease term of 5 years; etc.

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Natural Resources - Aquaculture - Leases


Roll Calls

2021-04-07 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 47 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-04-05 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 137 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2021-01-29 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 45 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2021-04-07SenatePassed Enrolled
2021-04-07SenateThird Reading Passed (47-0)
2021-04-07SenateSenate Concurs House Amendments
2021-04-05HouseThird Reading Passed (137-0)
2021-04-02HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-04-02HouseFavorable with Amendments {780010/1 Adopted
2021-04-02HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Environment and Transportation
2021-03-12HouseHearing 3/24 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-02-02HouseReferred Environment and Transportation
2021-01-29SenateThird Reading Passed (45-0)
2021-01-26SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-01-26SenateFavorable with Amendments {644331/1 Adopted
2021-01-26SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2021-01-05SenateHearing 1/14 at 2:00 p.m.
2021-01-05SenateHearing canceled
2020-12-29SenateHearing 1/14 at 3:00 p.m.
2021-01-13SenateFirst Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Natural Resources411A-01(n/a)See Bill Text
Natural Resources411A-05(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments 750