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MDSB114EnrollAuthorizing the Department of Natural Resources to adopt regulations to conduct pilot projects to demonstrate and evaluate new approaches for the management and control of nuisance organisms; and authorizing the holder of a commercial northern snakeh...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB142EnrollRequiring the Department of Natural Resources to establish a process for an individual purchasing certain licenses and stamps in a certain manner to make a voluntary monetary donation to the Healing Hunting and Fishing Fund; requiring the Department ...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB236EnrollRepealing a requirement that the Department of Natural Resources submit certain reports to the Governor and the General Assembly on or before December 31, 2019; and repealing the termination provisions for certain provisions of law relating to the is...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB510EnrollEstablishing an exception to the prohibition against fishing with a haul seine; and providing that, if a haul seine is set on a Friday, a person may empty it during the period from 12:01 a.m. on the following Saturday until sunrise on the following M...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB1399EnrollEstablishing an exception to the prohibition against fishing with a haul seine; and providing that, if a haul seine is set on a Friday, a person may empty it during the period from 12:01 a.m. on the following Saturday until sunrise on the following M...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB1025EnrollEstablishing the Task Force on Fishing License Penalties to study fishing license penalty reciprocity between Maryland and the Potomac River Fisheries Commission, and, if Virginia participates, between Virginia and the Potomac River Fisheries Commiss...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB882EnrollRequiring the Department of Natural Resources to conduct a study on methods of obtaining more accurate harvest data for the recreational striped bass fishery; requiring the study to examine certain issues relevant to obtaining more accurate harvest d...
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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDSB793EnrollProviding that a boat or vessel used under a limited fishing guide license may be propelled by human power.
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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDSB808EnrollAltering the date from June 1, 2019, to April 1, 2020, by which the Department of Natural Resources is required to convene in a certain manner the Oyster Advisory Commission; altering the version of the fishery management plan for oysters that the De...
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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDHB1131EnrollProviding that a boat or vessel used under a limited fishing guide license may be propelled by human power.
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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDHB1397EngrossRequiring the Department of Natural Resources to conduct a study on methods of obtaining more accurate harvest data for the recreational striped bass fishery; requiring the study to examine certain issues relevant to obtaining more accurate harvest d...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB86EngrossStating 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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2020-03-16
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB25EngrossRepealing a requirement that the Department of Natural Resources submit a certain report to the Governor and the General Assembly on or before December 31, 2019; and repealing the termination provision for certain provisions of law relating to the is...
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2020-03-16
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB257EngrossRequiring the Tidal Fisheries Advisory Commission to study adverse impacts to fish species and aquatic habitat caused by lost and abandoned crab pots, identify and assess practices and measures that could be implemented or adopted to mitigate the pro...
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2020-03-16
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB911EnrollAltering the date from June 1, 2019, to April 1, 2020, by which the Department of Natural Resources is required to convene in a certain manner the Oyster Advisory Commission; altering the version of the fishery management plan for oysters that the De...
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2020-03-16
Returned Passed
MDSJ3EngrossOpposing 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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2020-03-12
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1498IntroProhibiting the Department of Natural Resources from revoking an authorization to catch oysters unless the Department first holds a certain hearing; prohibiting a certain hearing from being held more than a certain number of days after a certain offe...
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2020-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB95EngrossAdding a haul seine to the list of methods a person may use to fish in certain waters of the Severn River under certain circumstances; repealing certain provisions of law that restrict the length of a haul seine that a person may use in certain water...
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2020-03-11
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB689IntroEstablishing a minimum fine of $2,000 and maximum fine of $3,000 for unlawfully taking oysters from a submerged land lease or water column lease under certain circumstances; requiring a person who unlawfully takes oysters from a submerged land lease ...
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2020-03-10
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDSB948IntroRemoving the authorization to harvest oysters from the list of activities authorized under an unlimited tidal fish license; requiring the Department of Natural Resources to, by regulation, modify the total number of certain commercial oyster authoriz...
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2020-03-10
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDSB351IntroProhibiting a person from using the term "farmers market" to describe certain venues; prohibiting a person from selling farm and food products at a farmers market unless 75% of the products offered were grown or processed by the person or under the s...
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2020-03-03
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDHB1167IntroRequiring the Department of Natural Resources to implement certain programs to provide certain discounted licenses, stamps, and permits to Maryland residents who meet certain criteria; authorizing the Department to issue certain complimentary license...
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2020-03-02
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHJ3IntroOpposing certain inspection rules promulgated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture which 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 o...
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2020-02-10
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1306IntroAuthorizing the Secretary of Natural Resources to adopt regulations to define and govern the use of hydraulic clam dredges, subject to certain requirements; increasing the frequency with which the Department of Natural Resources must update the delin...
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2020-02-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB437IntroProhibiting the Department of Natural Resources from including the dredging of buried oyster shells on Man-O-War Shoals as part of a fishery management plan; and prohibiting the Department from dredging buried oyster shells on Man-O-War Shoals.
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2020-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB629IntroAuthorizing the Secretary of Natural Resources to adopt regulations to define and govern the use of hydraulic clam dredges, subject to certain requirements; increasing the frequency with which the Department of Natural Resources must update the delin...
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2020-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSJ4IntroRequesting the Potomac River Fisheries Commission to take action, consistent with the Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact, to prohibit a person from participating in a fishery under the Commission's jurisdiction if the person's license to catch, sel...
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2020-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB856IntroEstablishing a minimum fine of $2,000 and maximum fine of $3,000 for unlawfully taking oysters from a submerged land lease or water column lease under certain circumstances; requiring a person who unlawfully takes oysters from a submerged land lease...
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2020-02-05
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB162IntroRepealing certain provisions of law that restrict the length of a haul seine that a person may use in certain waters of Anne Arundel County; and authorizing a person to use a haul seine to fish in the waters of Anne Arundel County except under certai...
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2020-01-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
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