HB 1496 Oyster planting grounds; Marine Resources Commission to post.
Gordon C. Helsel, Jr. | all patrons    ...    notes
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Summary as introduced:
Marine Resources Commission; oyster planting grounds; notice of application for lease. Requires the Marine Resources Commission (the Commission) to post notice of an application to lease oyster planting grounds for 30 days on its website and to notify by mail the county or city in which the grounds are located, any current holders of adjoining leases, and riparian owners within 200 feet of the selected grounds. Current law requires posting of notice at the local courthouse for 60 days. The bill (i) reduces from four weeks to two weeks the period during which the Commission is required to publish weekly notice of the application in a newspaper and (ii) requires all forms of notice to invite written comments. The bill also provides that the applicant shall bear the cost of notice.

Full text:
12/15/16  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101911D  pdf | impact statement

Status:
12/15/16  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101911D
12/15/16  House: Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/12/17  House: Assigned ACNR sub: Chesapeake
01/26/17  House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
02/07/17  House: Left in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources