MD HB1257 | 2010 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-2)
Status: Introduced on February 18 2010 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2010-02-24 - Hearing 3/19 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: House Environmental Matters Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Clarifying provisions relating to the duties of operators of vessels with respect to the overboard discharge of treated and untreated sewage into the waters of the State; increasing the maximum amount of the penalty for violations of specified provisions to $10,000; authorizing specified officers to enforce specified provisions of law and to inspect specified vessels; and requiring the State to initiate a process with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to designate Maryland waters as a no-discharge zone.

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Title

Natural Resources - Vessels - No-Discharge Designation for Maryland Waters

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History

DateChamberAction
2010-02-24 Hearing 3/19 at 1:00 p.m.
2010-02-18 First Reading Environmental Matters

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