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§ 8-725.3. Comprehensive management plan for use of vessels on Severn River

West's Annotated Code of MarylandNatural ResourcesEffective: June 1, 2019 to May 31, 2023

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Natural Resources
Title 8. Waters (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 7. State Boat Act (Refs & Annos)
Effective: June 1, 2019 to May 31, 2023
MD Code, Natural Resources, § 8-725.3
Formerly cited as MD NAT RES § 8-725.2
§ 8-725.3. Comprehensive management plan for use of vessels on Severn River
<Section effective until June 1, 2023. See, also, section 8-725.2 effective June 1, 2023.>
Duties of Department
(a) The Department shall:
(1) Develop a comprehensive management plan for the use of vessels on the Severn River and its tributaries in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act1 under Title 10 of the State Government Article; and
(2) Implement the comprehensive management plan no later than April 15, 1990.
Contents of comprehensive management plan
(b) The comprehensive management plan for the use of vessels on the Severn River and its tributaries shall include, but not necessarily be limited to:
(1) Areas designated for specified uses;
(2) Noise level limits of vessels;
(3) Maximum speed limits of vessels;
(4) Other limits that address water surface capacity and the safe operation of vessels so as to maximize the recreational and aesthetic values of the Severn River and its tributaries, consistent with sound environmental practices; and
(5) A study of seaplane activity on the Severn River and its tributaries.
Construction of section
(c) This section may not be construed to change the authority previously granted to the Department to adopt regulations concerning the subject matter of this section.

Credits

Added as Natural Resources § 8-725.2 by Acts 1989, c. 585. Renumbered as Natural Resources § 725.3 by Acts 2019, c. 747, § 1, eff. June 1, 2019.

Footnotes

State Government § 10-101 et seq.
MD Code, Natural Resources, § 8-725.3, MD NAT RES § 8-725.3
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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