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    Maryland Register

    Issue Date:  June 7, 2019

    Volume 46 • Issue 12 • Page 561

    Title 10 

    Subtitle 15 FOOD

    10.15.07 Shellfish Sanitation

    Authority: Health-General Article, §§18-102, 21-211, 21-234, 21-304, and 
    21-346—21-350, Annotated Code of Maryland

    Notice of Proposed Action


    The Secretary of Health 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 Jake Whitaker, Acting Director, Office of Regulation and Policy Coordination, Maryland Department of Health, 201 West Preston Street, Room 512, Baltimore, MD 21201, or call 410-767-6499 (TTY 800-735-2258), or email to mdh.regs@maryland.gov, or fax to 410-767-6483. Comments will be accepted through July 8, 2019. 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, the National Shellfish Sanitation Program Guide for the Control of Molluscan Shellfish 2017 Revision, Section I. Purpose & Definitions and Section II. Model Ordinance except for Chapter IV, Shellstock Growing Areas, 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 46:1 Md. R. 9 (January 4, 2019), 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 [20152017 Revision, Section I. Purpose & Definitions and Section II. Model Ordinance except for Chapter IV, Shellstock Growing Areas; and

    B. (text unchanged)

    Secretary of Health