Issue Date: October 28, 2016
Volume 43 • Issue 22 • Page 1229
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE
10.15.07 Shellfish Sanitation
Authority: Health-General Article, §§18-102, 21-211, 21-234, 21-304,
21-321, and 21-346—21-350, Annotated Code of Maryland
Notice of Proposed Action
The Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene proposes to amend Regulation .01 under COMAR 10.15.07 Shellfish Sanitation.
Statement of Purpose
The purpose of this action is to update to the most recent revision of the incorporation by reference of the National Shellfish Sanitation Program Guide for the Control of Molluscan Shellfish.
Comparison to Federal Standards
There is no corresponding federal standard to this proposed action.
Estimate of Economic Impact
The proposed action has no economic impact.
Economic Impact on Small Businesses
The proposed action has minimal or no economic impact on small businesses.
Impact on Individuals with Disabilities
The proposed action has no impact on individuals with disabilities.
Opportunity for Public Comment
Comments may be sent to Michele Phinney, Director, Office of Regulation and Policy Coordination, Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 201 West Preston Street, Room 512, Baltimore, MD 21201, or call 410-767-6499 (TTY 800-735-2258), or email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or fax to 410-767-6483. Comments will be accepted through November 28, 2016. A public hearing has not been scheduled.
Editor’s Note on Incorporation by Reference
Pursuant to State Government Article, §7-207, Annotated Code of Maryland, National Shellfish Sanitation Program (NSSP), Guide for the Control of Molluscan Shellfish, 2015 Revision, has been declared a document generally available to the public and appropriate for incorporation by reference. For this reason, it will not be printed in the Maryland Register or the Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR). Copies of this document are filed in special public depositories located throughout the State. A list of these depositories was published in 43:1 Md. R. 10 (January 8, 2016), and is available online at www.dsd.state.md.us. The document may also be inspected at the office of the Division of State Documents, 16 Francis Street, Annapolis, Maryland 21401.
.01 Incorporation by Reference.
In this chapter, the following documents are incorporated by reference:
A. National Shellfish Sanitation Program Guide for the Control of Molluscan Shellfish  2015 Revision, Section I. Purpose [and] & Definitions and Section II. Model Ordinance except for Chapter IV, Shellstock Growing Areas; and
B. (text unchanged)
VAN T. MITCHELL
Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene