MD SB939 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Passed on April 30 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-04-30 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 237
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Exempting under certain circumstances certain activities and the use of certain equipment that is associated with a shellfish nursery operation from the requirement to obtain certain licenses or permits from the Department of the Environment or the Board of Public Works; providing that the installation of a pump, pipe, or other equipment that is attached to a pier for the cultivation of shellfish seed under a certain permit is a lawful use on private wetlands under certain circumstances; etc.

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Natural Resources - Shellfish Nursery Operations - Wetlands License Requirements


Roll Calls

2019-03-31 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (140-0) (Y: 140 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2019-03-27 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (45-0) (Y: 45 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2019-04-30SenateApproved by the Governor - Chapter 237
2019-04-08SenateReturned Passed
2019-04-08HouseThird Reading Passed (140-0)
2019-04-06HouseSecond Reading Passed
2019-04-06HouseFavorable Report Adopted
2019-04-06HouseFavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
2019-04-04HouseRereferred to Environment and Transportation
2019-04-03HouseFirst Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
2019-04-02SenateThird Reading Passed (45-0)
2019-04-01SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2019-04-01SenateFavorable with Amendments {374032/1 Report Adopted
2019-04-01SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2019-03-07SenateHearing 3/12 at 10:00 a.m.
2019-03-07SenateHearing canceled
2019-02-27SenateHearing 3/12 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-02-21SenateRereferred to Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2019-02-15SenateFirst Reading Senate Rules


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