Nancy D. Guy
Release of balloon prohibited; civil penalty.Prohibits any person, with certain exceptions, from knowingly releasingor causing to be released any balloon outdoors and provides thatany person convicted of a violation shall be liable for a civil penaltyof not less than $250 or more than $2,500, to be paid into the LitterControl and Recycling Fund. A court may, as an alternative to imposingthe penalty, require the performance of at least 10 hours of communityservice in litter abatement activities. Current law prohibits a personfrom releasing 50 or more balloons within an hour and sets the civilpenalty at $5 per balloon, with the proceeds deposited into the LifetimeHunting and Fishing Endowment Fund.
Failed to report (defeated) in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (10-Y 10-N)
House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (4-Y 0-N)
Impact statement from DPB (HB507)
Assigned ACNR sub: Natural Resources
Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102800D
Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
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