EXPAND SHELLFISH CULTIVATION AREAS.

View NCGA Bill Details2015-2016 Session
Senate Bill 34 (Public) Filed Wednesday, February 4, 2015
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR SHELLFISH CULTIVATION LEASES IN AREAS CONTAINING SUBMERGED AQUATIC VEGETATION.
Intro. by Cook, Tillman, Sanderson.

Status: Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate (Senate Action) (Feb 5 2015)

Bill History:

S 34

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Feb 4 2015 - More information

    Amends GS 113-202 to prohibit the Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources from excluding an area from shellfish cultivation leasing solely because the area contains submerged aquatic vegetation. Requires that the secretary make specific findings based on the standards in the statue before reaching a decision not to grant or renew a lease for any area containing submerged aquatic vegetation. Effective July 1, 2015, and applies to any new or renewals of existing shellfish cultivation leases issued on or after that date.


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