MD SJ3 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Engrossed on March 11 2020 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2020-03-12 - Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
Pending: House Rules and Executive Nominations 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

2020-03-11 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 47 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-03-12HouseReferred Rules and Executive Nominations
2020-03-11SenateThird Reading Passed (47-0)
2020-03-09SenateSecond Reading Passed
2020-03-09SenateFavorable Adopted
2020-03-06SenateFavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2020-02-05SenateHearing 2/25 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-01-31SenateFirst Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs

Same As/Similar To

HJ3 (Crossfiled) 2020-02-10 - Hearing 2/24 at 2:00 p.m.


Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments 750