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§ 4-1008.1. Seasons

West's Annotated Code of MarylandNatural ResourcesEffective: July 1, 2009

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Natural Resources
Title 4. Fish and Fisheries (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 10. Oysters and Clams (Refs & Annos)
Part II. Provisions Relating to Oysters
Effective: July 1, 2009
MD Code, Natural Resources, § 4-1008.1
§ 4-1008.1. Seasons
Prolonging season
(a) The Department may prolong by not more than two weeks the season for catching oysters.
Calvert and St. Mary’s Counties
(b)(1) On the recommendation of the Calvert County or the St. Mary's County tongers' committee, the Department may authorize handscraping of oysters in the waters of Calvert and St. Mary's counties for 2 weeks, if inclement weather has prevailed during the tonging season.
(2) The Department shall determine the areas where handscraping of oysters is permitted.
(3) The Department shall establish regulations for the handscraping of oysters under this subsection. There shall be a catch limit of 10 bushels per person and no more than 30 bushels per boat. A person may not handscrape for oysters after 12:00 noon.

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Added as Natural Resources § 4-1008 by Acts 1973, 1st Sp. Sess., c. 4, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1974. Amended by Acts 1974, c. 48, § 1, eff. July 1, 1974; Acts 1975, c. 381, § 1, eff. July 1, 1975; Acts 1978, c. 20, § 1, eff. March 14, 1978; Acts 1981, c. 481, § 1, eff. July 1, 1981; Acts 1982, c. 677, § 1, eff. July 1, 1982; Acts 1983, c. 578, § 1, eff. July 1, 1983; Acts 1985, c. 79, § 1, eff. July 1, 1985; Acts 1988, c. 164, § 1, eff. July 1, 1988. Renumbered as Natural Resources § 4-1008.1 by Acts 2005, c. 441, § 1, eff. May 10, 2005. Amended by Acts 2009, c. 208, § 1, eff. July 1, 2009.
Formerly Art. 66C, §§ 700, 702.
MD Code, Natural Resources, § 4-1008.1, MD NAT RES § 4-1008.1
Current with all legislation from the 2021 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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