MD SB362 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 4-0)
Status: Introduced on January 31 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-03-05 - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Establishing that the Department of Natural Resources may plant or allow to be planted only certain native oyster shell, including fossilized native oyster shell, of the species Crassostrea virginica for use as substrate for an oyster restoration, propagation, or replenishment project; and authorizing the Department to use certain alternate materials as substrate for a project if certain entities recommend or approve the use and after the Department prepares a certain analysis for and holds a public hearing on the project.

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Natural Resources - Oyster Planting - Substrate Material



2019-03-05SenateUnfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2019-01-31SenateHearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-01-31SenateFirst Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs


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