MD HB1309 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 14 2019 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2019-03-29 - Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Establishing that a riparian property owner or lessee shall have the right of first refusal to apply for and, if approved, obtain a water column lease, or an aquaculture lease for use in the water column in an Aquaculture Enterprise Zone, in an area that fronts the riparian property, subject to certain standards and requirements; establishing that the requirement for active use of a lease does not apply to a riparian leaseholder who obtains a water column lease through a right of first refusal; etc.

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Aquaculture - Leases in Water Column - Riparian Right of First Refusal



2019-03-29HouseUnfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
2019-02-26HouseHearing 3/12 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-02-22HouseRereferred to Environment and Transportation
2019-02-14HouseFirst Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations


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