MD SJ4 | 2021 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Over of previous SJ3


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Enrolled on April 12 2021 - 75% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2021-05-18 - Signed by the President and the Speaker - Joint Resolution 1
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [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: 134 N: 0 NV: 5 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2021-02-03 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 47 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-05-18SenateSigned by the President and the Speaker - Joint Resolution 1
2021-04-12SenateReturned Passed
2021-04-12HouseThird Reading Passed (134-0)
2021-04-10HouseFavorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
2021-04-08HouseFavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
2021-04-05HouseHearing 4/06 at 9:45 a.m.
2021-04-05HouseHearing canceled
2021-04-05HouseHearing 4/06 at 9:30 a.m.
2021-02-05HouseReferred Rules and Executive Nominations
2021-02-03SenateThird Reading Passed (47-0)
2021-01-29SenateSecond Reading Passed
2021-01-29SenateFavorable Adopted
2021-01-29SenateFavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2020-12-29SenateHearing 1/21 at 11:00 a.m.
2021-01-13SenateFirst Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs

Same As/Similar To

HJ1 (Crossfiled) 2021-04-12 - Referred Rules
SJ3 (Carry Over) 2020-03-12 - Referred Rules and Executive Nominations


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