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§ 2-1603. Fees for brand or product name of commercial feed for dogs or cats

West's Annotated Code of MarylandAgricultureEffective: October 1, 2013

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Agriculture
Title 2. Department of Agriculture (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 16. Spay/Neuter Fund (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2013
MD Code, Agriculture, § 2-1603
§ 2-1603. Fees for brand or product name of commercial feed for dogs or cats
(a)(1) In accordance with paragraph (2) of this subsection, the Secretary shall establish a fee on each brand name or product name of commercial feed that is:
(i) Prepared and distributed for consumption by a dog or cat; and
(ii) Registered in the State under § 6-107 of this article.
(2) The fee established under this subsection is:
(i) From October 1, 2013, through September 30, 2014, inclusive, $50;
(ii) From October 1, 2014, through September 30, 2015, inclusive, $75; and
(iii) After September 30, 2015, $100.
(b) The fee established under subsection (a) of this section shall be paid by the person registering the commercial feed in accordance with the collection and reporting guidelines established by the Department by regulation.
(c) Any fee collected under this section shall be paid into the Fund.

Credits

Added by Acts 2013, c. 561, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2013; Acts 2013, c. 562, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2013.

Editors' Notes

ABROGATION
<Acts 2013, c. 561, and Acts 2013, c. 562, are abrogated effective at the end of September 30, 2022, under the terms of § 3 of those Acts.>
HISTORICAL AND STATUTORY NOTES
2013 Legislation
Acts 2013, c. 561, § 3, and Acts 2013, c. 562, § 3, provide:
“SECTION 3. AND BE IT FURTHER ENACTED, That this Act shall take effect October 1, 2013. It shall remain effective for a period of 9 years and, at the end of September 30, 2022, with no further action required by the General Assembly, this Act shall be abrogated and of no further force and effect.”
MD Code, Agriculture, § 2-1603, MD AGRIC § 2-1603
Current through all legislation from the 2019 Regular Session of the General Assembly.
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