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MDSB830PassEstablishing various programs, goals, research requirements, planning requirements, and funding requirements related to oyster spat, oyster shells, and oyster substrate; requiring the Maryland Agricultural and Resource-Based Industry Development Corp...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 574
MDHB546PassProhibiting a pedestrian from catching or attempting to catch fish by any means on or under the Maryland Route 18 Kent Island Drawbridge over the Kent Narrows in Queen Anne's County.
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 443
MDSB455PassEstablishing the Chesapeake Bay and Coastal Sport Fishing License Pilot Program to collect certain recreational fishing information and improve compliance with a certain registration requirement; establishing the Task Force on Recreational Fishing Da...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 409
MDHB601PassEstablishing the Chesapeake Bay and Coastal Sport Fishing License Pilot Program to collect certain recreational fishing information and improve compliance with a certain registration requirement; requiring a certain annual report on the program by De...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 410
MDHB644PassAdding Cecil County to a list of counties to which certain riparian laws do not apply; prohibiting a person from placing pound nets to catch fish for commercial use in the waters of the Susquehanna River in Cecil County; and repealing certain fishing...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 413
MDHB1149PassClarifying the authority of the Department of Natural Resources to, notwithstanding certain provisions of law, adopt regulations governing any aspect of the shrimp fishery and establishing and implementing a pilot program related to fishing for shrim...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 407
MDSB713PassAuthorizing a person to use archery equipment to harvest northern snakehead in certain Anne Arundel County waters.
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 378
MDSB826PassEstablishing the Maryland Watermen's Microloan Program in the Maryland Agricultural and Resource-Based Industry Development Corporation to provide loans to qualified commercial fishermen to continue commercial operations in the State; providing, begi...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 384
MDSB900PassAdding Cecil County to a list of counties to which certain riparian laws do not apply; prohibiting a person from placing pound nets to catch fish for commercial use in the waters of the Susquehanna River in Cecil County; and repealing certain fishing...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 414
MDSB348PassProviding that the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Natural Resources, and the Maryland Environmental Trust must allow participants in certain cost sharing programs to participate in and receive compensation from greenhouse gas markets, c...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 238
MDHB653PassProviding that the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Natural Resources, and the Maryland Environmental Trust must allow participants in certain cost-sharing programs to participate in and receive compensation from greenhouse gas markets, c...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 237
MDSB190PassAltering the term of the members of the Tidal Fisheries Advisory Commission from 2 years to 4 years; and providing the Act applies only to members appointed on or after February 1, 2023.
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 88
MDHB221PassAuthorizing 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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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 90
MDSB665PassAuthorizing 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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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 91
MDHB1228PassEstablishing various programs, goals, research requirements, planning requirements, and funding requirements related to oyster spat, oyster shells, and oyster substrate; requiring the Maryland Agricultural and Resource-Based Industry Development Corp...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 30
MDHB1298Engross

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Authorizing a person to file a petition for expungement of certain criminal records based on a conviction for certain hunting offenses.
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2022-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1215Intro

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Establishing that certain fishing gear restrictions applicable in certain Anne Arundel County waters apply only to commercial finfish harvesters; and authorizing a person to use archery equipment to commercially harvest finfish in certain Anne Arunde...
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2022-03-21
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB537Engross

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Clarifying the authority of the Department of Natural Resources to, notwithstanding certain provisions of law, adopt regulations governing any aspect of the shrimp fishery and establishing and implementing a pilot program related to fishing for shrim...
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2022-03-18
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB960Intro

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Authorizing a person to file a petition for expungement of certain criminal records based on a conviction for certain hunting or fishing offenses; and authorizing a person to file a petition for expungement of certain administrative records for a con...
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2022-03-14
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB979Intro

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Prohibiting 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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2022-03-11
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1242Intro

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Establishing the Maryland Watermen's Microloan Program in the Maryland Agricultural and Resource-Based Industry Development Corporation to provide loans to qualified commercial fishermen to continue commercial operations in the State; providing, begi...
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2022-03-09
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1310Intro

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Authorizing, rather than requiring, the Department of Natural Resources to revoke a person's authorization to catch oysters if the Department finds or concludes that the person has knowingly committed one of certain offenses; and authorizing a person...
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2022-03-09
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1304Intro

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Altering the licensing process for offshore blind sites to require the Department of Natural Resources to review applications and issue licenses on a first-come, first-served basis; and requiring the Department to establish different licensing days f...
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2022-03-09
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB791Intro

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Establishing certain goals and programs related to land conservation; establishing the Local Land Trust Revolving Loan Program to provide loans to certain land trusts to purchase land for conservation purposes; establishing a Land Preservation Rapid ...
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2022-03-08
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB875Intro

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Requiring the Department of Natural Resources to waive certain annual hunting license fees for State residents for the 2022-2023 license year; requiring the Department to waive a certain portion of the annual fee for certain recreational fishing lice...
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2022-03-07
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB981Intro

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Prohibiting a pedestrian from catching or attempting to catch fish by any means on or under the Maryland Route 18 Kent Island Drawbridge over the Kent Narrows in Queen Anne's County.
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2022-02-18
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1031Intro

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Establishing certain goals and programs related to land conservation; establishing the Local Land Trust Revolving Loan Program to provide loans to certain land trusts to purchase land for conservation purposes; establishing a Land Preservation Rapid ...
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2022-02-11
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1218Intro

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Altering certain provisions of law that restrict the setting and use of haul seines in certain waters of Anne Arundel County.
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2022-02-11
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSJ6Intro

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Requesting the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to consider prohibiting the commercial reduction fishing of Atlantic menhaden, including the use of purse seines and spotter planes, in the Chesapeake Bay.
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2022-02-10
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB580Intro

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Requiring a person responsible for a sewer overflow, treatment plant bypass, or unlawful discharge from a wastewater treatment plant that results in an area being closed to shellfish harvesting to pay restitution to certain shellfish harvesters.
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2022-02-10
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
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