MD HB213 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 23-0)
Status: Passed on April 30 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-04-30 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 343
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Extending the date, to on or before December 31, 2020, by which the Department of Natural Resources is required to prepare a certain fishery management plan for the cownose ray species, subject to available funding; and continuing the prohibition on a person sponsoring, conducting, or participating in a cownose ray fishing contest in State waters until the Department prepares a fishery management plan, as required by certain provisions of law, for the cownose ray species.

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Cownose Ray Fishery Management Plan and Moratorium on Contests


Roll Calls

2019-03-24 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (47-0) (Y: 47 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-28 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (134-4) (Y: 135 N: 5 NV: 2 Abs: 7) [PASS]


2019-04-30HouseApproved by the Governor - Chapter 343
2019-03-29HouseReturned Passed
2019-03-28SenateThird Reading Passed (47-0)
2019-03-27SenateSecond Reading Passed
2019-03-27SenateFavorable Report Adopted
2019-03-26SenateFavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2019-03-01SenateFirst Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2019-02-28HouseThird Reading Passed (134-4)
2019-02-26HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2019-02-26HouseFavorable with Amendments {440018/1 Report Adopted
2019-02-25HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Environment and Transportation
2019-01-29HouseHearing 2/13 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-01-23HouseFirst Reading Environment and Transportation


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