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§ 8-703.3. Cleaning of vessel and removal of visible organic material required before placement...

West's Annotated Code of MarylandNatural ResourcesEffective: October 1, 2015

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Natural Resources
Title 8. Waters (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 7. State Boat Act (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2015
MD Code, Natural Resources, § 8-703.3
§ 8-703.3. Cleaning of vessel and removal of visible organic material required before placement of vessel in lake at public launch ramp or public dock
Application of section
(a) This section applies to a vessel that is operated in a lake that is owned or managed by the State.
Requirements
(b) After April 1, 2017, an owner of a vessel may not place the vessel or have the vessel placed in a lake at a public launch ramp or public dock unless the owner has cleaned the vessel and removed all visible organic material.
Penalties for violation
(c) An owner of a vessel who violates this section is subject to a civil penalty not exceeding:
(1) $100 for a first violation;
(2) $250 for a second violation; and
(3) $500 for a third or subsequent violation.

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Added by Acts 2015, c. 461, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2015.
MD Code, Natural Resources, § 8-703.3, MD NAT RES § 8-703.3
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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