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MDSB343PassRequiring a person to obtain a license from the Department of Natural Resources before catching shrimp for commercial purposes; and authorizing the Department to adopt certain regulations governing any aspect of the shrimp fishery, including regulati...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 119
MDSJ4EngrossOpposing 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 ov...
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2021-04-12
Third Reading Passed (134-0)
MDSB318EnrollStating certain findings of the General Assembly related to the value of fishing and hunting to the cultural and social heritage and the economy of the State; and establishing that it is the intent of the General Assembly that residents of the State ...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDSB200EngrossProhibiting a person from sponsoring, conducting, or participating in organized contests that have the objective of killing a coyote, fox, or raccoon for prizes or monetary awards except under certain circumstances; and establishing a fine of $100 fo...
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2021-04-12
Motion Special Order until Later This Session (Delegate Kipke) Adopted
MDHJ1EngrossOpposing 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 ov...
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2021-04-12
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB579EngrossRepealing a prohibition against using, selling, possessing, setting, placing, or maintaining a snare trap in Cecil County.
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2021-04-12
Motion Special Order until Later Today (Senator Kramer) Adopted (23-20)
MDHB637EnrollAltering to 50 yards from a dwelling house, residence, church, or any other building or camp occupied by human beings the size of the safety zone for archery hunters in Allegany County and Garrett County within which archery hunting may not take plac...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDHB799EnrollRequiring the Aquaculture Coordinating Council, in coordination with the Department of the Environment, to review policies regarding the application of State or tidal wetlands license and permit requirements to aquaculture operations; and requiring, ...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDHB1134EngrossStating certain findings of the General Assembly related to the value of fishing and hunting to the cultural and social heritage and the economy of the State; and establishing that it is the intent of the General Assembly that residents of the State ...
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2021-04-12
Third Reading Passed (45-0)
MDHB545EnrollRequiring the Department of Natural Resources to make available and, on request, issue certain licenses and stamps in a digital or electronic format; establishing that an individual may satisfy certain requirements to possess or display a license or ...
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2021-04-12
Passed Enrolled
MDHB293EnrollProhibiting a person from sponsoring, conducting, or participating in organized contests that have the objective of killing a coyote, fox, or raccoon for prizes or monetary awards; providing certain exceptions; establishing a $50 fine for each coyote...
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2021-04-09
Passed Enrolled
MDSB453EnrollAltering to 50 yards from a dwelling house, residence, church, or any other building or camp occupied by human beings the size of the safety zone for archery hunters in Allegany County and Garrett County within which archery hunting may not take plac...
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2021-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB442EnrollRequiring the Aquaculture Coordinating Council, in consultation with the Department of the Environment, to review the policies of the Department regarding the application of State or tidal wetlands license and permit requirements to aquaculture opera...
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2021-04-07
Passed Enrolled
MDSB350EnrollRepealing 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 ...
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2021-04-07
Passed Enrolled
MDHB800EnrollRequiring the Department of Natural Resources to develop a mobile locator application for use by an individual while on the waters of the State; providing the purpose of the mobile locater is to use interactive maps so an individual can determine the...
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2021-04-05
Returned Passed
MDHB615EngrossAuthorizing the Department of Natural Resources to allow a person to hunt deer on each Sunday of the deer hunting seasons in Prince George's County from the first Sunday in October through the second Sunday in January, inclusive; and adding Prince Ge...
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2021-03-24
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB755EngrossAuthorizing an eligible sponsor organization providing recreational opportunities with grant funding from the Healing Hunting and Fishing Fund to provide at no cost an angler's license and trout stamps, a Chesapeake Bay and coastal sport fishing lice...
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2021-03-24
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB693EngrossEstablishing that a certain riparian right of first refusal to set commercial fishing nets in certain waters of the Chesapeake Bay and a certain process through which another person may set commercial fishing nets in front of the property of the ripa...
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2021-03-22
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB840EngrossAuthorizing the Department of Natural Resources to allow a person in Somerset County to hunt on private property on each Sunday of the game bird or game mammal seasons; and establishing an exception to the prohibition against the Department authorizi...
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2021-03-22
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB802EngrossAuthorizing the Department of Natural Resources to allow a person to hunt on each Sunday of the game bird and game mammal season in Calvert County.
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2021-03-22
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1163EngrossAuthorizing the Department of Natural Resources to allow a person to hunt deer on each Sunday of the deer hunting seasons from the first Sunday in October through the second Sunday in January, inclusive, in Caroline County.
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2021-03-22
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB490IntroProviding that specified provisions of law related to the sale of livestock apply to specified deer; providing that the Maryland Wholesome Meat Act applies to specified deer; establishing the Deer Management Permit Pilot Program in Montgomery County ...
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2021-03-11
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB325EngrossAuthorizing the Department of Natural Resources to allow a person to hunt deer on each Sunday of the deer hunting seasons from the first Sunday in October through the second Sunday in January, inclusive, in Talbot County; and authorizing the Departme...
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2021-03-09
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB798IntroEstablishing that the prohibition against selling, offering for sale, bartering, or exchanging a game bird or game mammal taken from the wild does not apply to venison from a lawfully-harvested white-tailed deer that is donated to certain local venis...
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2021-03-08
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB633IntroAuthorizing the Department of Natural Resources to allow a person to hunt on each Sunday of the game bird and game mammal seasons in Worcester County; authorizing the Department to allow a person to hunt on public land designated for hunting by the D...
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2021-03-02
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB145IntroRequiring, rather than authorizing, the Department of Natural Resources to suspend a certain tidal fish license on conviction of the license holder for a certain violation; requiring a certain person who has a tidal fish license suspended under the A...
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2021-03-01
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB594IntroEstablishing that the prohibition against selling, offering for sale, bartering, or exchanging a game bird or game mammal taken from the wild does not apply to venison from a lawfully-harvested white-tailed deer that is donated to certain local venis...
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2021-03-01
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB225EngrossAuthorizing the Department of Natural Resources to allow a person in Queen Anne's County to hunt any game bird or game mammal on a Sunday during the open season for that game bird or game mammal.
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2021-02-19
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB821IntroAuthorizing a person to receive a resident hunting license without submitting a certain application if the person has resided in the State for less than 1 year, held a valid hunting license in the person's previous state of residence for the previous...
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2021-02-19
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB856IntroAuthorizing the Department of Natural Resources to allow a person to hunt on each Sunday of the game bird and game mammal seasons in Worcester County; and authorizing the Department to allow a person to hunt on public land designated for hunting by t...
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2021-02-19
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB843IntroRepealing certain provisions of law that restrict the length of a haul seine that a person may use in certain waters of Anne Arundel County; repealing a certain penalty for a violation of certain provisions of law that restrict the length of a haul s...
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2021-02-17
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB911IntroEstablishing that a person may hunt wild waterfowl in the waters of the Susquehanna Flats while standing in water on the natural bottom only in areas designated by the Department of Natural Resources; and prohibiting a person from hunting wild waterf...
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2021-02-17
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHJ4IntroRequesting the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to evaluate the population of Atlantic menhaden in the Chesapeake Bay; and requiring the Commission to consider prohibiting the commercial reduction fishing of Atlantic menhaden, including th...
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2021-02-17
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB356IntroAuthorizing the Department of Natural Resources to allow a person to hunt on each Sunday of the game bird and game mammal season in Calvert County; and authorizing the Department to allow a person to hunt on public land designated for hunting by the ...
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2021-02-12
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSJ6IntroRequesting the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to evaluate the population of Atlantic menhaden in the Chesapeake Bay; and requiring the Commission to consider prohibiting the commercial reduction fishing of Atlantic menhaden, including th...
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2021-02-12
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB475IntroAuthorizing the Department of Natural Resources to allow a person to hunt deer on each Sunday of the deer hunting seasons from the first Sunday in October through the second Sunday in January, inclusive, in Talbot County; authorizing the Department t...
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2021-02-12
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB603IntroAuthorizing the Department of Natural Resources to allow a person to hunt deer on each Sunday of the deer hunting seasons from the first Sunday in October through the second Sunday in January, inclusive, in Caroline County.
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2021-02-12
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB605IntroAuthorizing the Department of Natural Resources to allow a person in Queen Anne's County to hunt any game bird or game mammal on a Sunday during the open season for that game bird or game mammal.
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2021-02-12
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB634IntroAuthorizing the Department of Natural Resources to allow a person in Somerset County to hunt on private property on each Sunday of the game bird or game mammal seasons; and establishing an exception to the prohibition against the Department authorizi...
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2021-02-12
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB899IntroRequiring, during the migratory Canada goose (Atlantic population) hunting season, the bag limit for all Canada geese in the State to conform to the bag limit adopted annually by the Department of the Interior's U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for Atl...
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2021-02-12
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB799IntroEstablishing that a certain riparian right of first refusal to set commercial fishing nets in certain waters of the Chesapeake Bay and a certain process through which another person may set commercial fishing nets in front of the property of the ripa...
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2021-02-12
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB928IntroAltering the size of the safety zone within which archery hunting may not take place except under certain circumstances in Baltimore County from 150 yards to 50 yards; and requiring an archery hunter in Baltimore County to use a tree stand when hunti...
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2021-02-02
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB203IntroAltering the property owners that the Department of Natural Resources is required to notify of applications for certain aquaculture leases to be issued in the Chesapeake Bay or the Atlantic Coastal Bays; requiring the Department to work with a certai...
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2021-01-22
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
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