1999 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Conference Report)

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Aquatic Vegetation Information (language only)

Item 441 #2c

Item 441 #2c

Natural Resources
Marine Resources Commission

Page 338, after line 14, insert:
"C.  The Commission shall include in its next annual mailing of renewals for Commercial Fisherman Registration educational information regarding the importance of submerged aquatic vegetation to fisheries stocks and the importance of avoiding impacts on submerged aquatic vegetation through activities related to fishing, including boat operation.  The information shall be provided to the Commission by the Chesapeake Bay Commission."

(This amendment requires that the Marine Resources Commission provide educational information to commercial fishermen regarding aquatic vegetation, which shall be included when annual renewals for Commercial Fisherman Registration are mailed to the fishermen.)