|MC 15-21||Montgomery County – Deer Management Permit Pilot Program|
|Requested by||Delegate Fraser-Hidalgo|
|Synopsis||For the purpose of providing that certain provisions of law related to the sale of livestock apply to certain deer; providing that the Maryland Wholesome Meat Act applies to certain deer; requiring the Secretary of Agriculture, in consultation with the Secretary of Natural Resources, to adopt regulations, on or before a certain date, to establish requirements for the processing, inspection, labeling, and sale of wild venison in the State; providing that certain provisions of law relating to inhumane methods of livestock slaughter apply to certain deer; authorizing a person to import, sell, offer for sale, purchase, barter, or exchange certain venison; establishing the Deer Management Permit Pilot Program in Montgomery County for a certain purpose; establishing that certain prohibitions against the sale of game birds and mammals do not apply to the meat or carcass of certain deer; authorizing a person to hunt deer outside of deer hunting season under certain circumstances in Montgomery County; authorizing a person who harvests deer under a permit to sell or offer for sale the meat or carcass of the deer in accordance with certain regulations; requiring the Department of Natural Resources, in consultation with the Department of Agriculture, to adopt certain regulations implementing the pilot program; providing for the termination of this Act; defining certain terms; altering a certain definition; and generally relating to the Deer Management Permit Pilot Program in Montgomery County.|
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|Local Action House - Montgomery County Delegation:||10/29/20: Assigned to the Land Use, Transportation, and Public Safety Committee|
12/8/20: Montgomery County Delegation Bill Hearing - 7:00 p.m.
The hearing will be live-streamed on the Delegation's YouTube page.
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