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§ 8-726. Littering on waters of the State prohibited

West's Annotated Code of MarylandNatural ResourcesEffective: October 1, 2019

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Natural Resources
Title 8. Waters (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 7. State Boat Act (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2019
MD Code, Natural Resources, § 8-726
§ 8-726. Littering on waters of the State prohibited
In general
(a) A person may not throw, dump, deposit, or cause to be thrown, dumped, or deposited any trash, junk, or other refuse on any waters of the State.
Liability of operator or owner
(b) The operator or owner, if present, of any vessel on which occurs a violation of subsection (a) of this section is liable.
(c) The Department shall enforce the provisions of this section.


Added by Acts 1973, 1st Sp. Sess., c. 4, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1974. Amended by Acts 1975, c. 444; Acts 2019, c. 599, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2019; Acts 2019, c. 600, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2019.
Formerly Art. 14B, § 12.
MD Code, Natural Resources, § 8-726, MD NAT RES § 8-726
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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