2007 Regular Session


File Code: Hunting and Fishing Prior Year Introduction As: HB 1157/06 - ENV
Sponsored By:
Delegates Frush, Ali, Barkley, Beidle, Bronrott, Cardin, Dumais, Guzzone, Hucker, Lawton, Lee, Montgomery, Pena-Melnyk, Taylor, F. Turner, and Vaughn
Natural Resources - Black Bear Hunt - Prohibition


Classifying black bears as nongame mammals; prohibiting the Department of Natural Resources from reducing the black bear population in the State with specified exceptions; and prohibiting the Department from establishing an open season to hunt black bears.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
Re-referred Environmental Matters
Hearing 3/23 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Saqib Ali, District 39
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Pamela Beidle, District 32
Delegate William A. Bronrott, District 16
Delegate Jon S. Cardin, District 11
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Guy Guzzone, District 13
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Jane E. Lawton, District 18
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Joseline Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Herman L. Taylor, Jr., District 14
Delegate Frank S. Turner, District 13
Delegate Michael L. Vaughn, District 24

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Animals -see also- Birds; Turtles
Hunting -see also- Trapping
Natural Resources, Department of

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Natural Resources
( 10-101 , 10-206 , 10-405 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered