2012 Regular Session


File Code: Hunting and Fishing Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 385
Sponsored By:
Delegates Jacobs, Boteler, Eckardt, Glass, Haddaway-Riccio, Hershey, McDermott, Smigiel, and Weir
Natural Resources - Removal of Abandoned Fishing Nets


Requiring the Department of Natural Resources to remove from the waters of the State and dispose of any abandoned fishing net found by or reported to the Department within 1 day after the net is found or reported.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading Environmental Matters
Hearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Environmental Matters
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Jay A. Jacobs, District 36
Delegate Joseph C. Boteler, III, District 8
Delegate Adelaide C. Eckardt, District 37B
Delegate Glen Glass, District 34A
Delegate Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio, District 37B
Delegate Stephen S. Hershey, Jr., District 36
Delegate Michael A. McDermott, District 38B
Delegate Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., District 36
Delegate Michael H. Weir, Jr., District 6

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Fish and Fishing -see also- Aquaculture; Gill Nets
Natural Resources, Department of

Bill affects the following Statute:

Natural Resources
( 4-205 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
Environmental Matters