Delegate Shane Robinson and Senator Ronald Young have introduced legislation in the 2017 Maryland General Assembly (HB 211 / SB 268) to stop the savage killing of innocent cownose rays in Maryland. Save the Cownose Rays Coalition is working to get this important legislation made into law.

HB 211 has been passed by the Maryland General Assembly and now heads to the Governor for final passage! Please ask Governor Hogan to sign this bill into law by calling and/or writing him TODAY!

410-974-3901 or 1-800-811-8336

HB 211 will put a moratorium on fishing contests for cownose rays through July 1, 2019, and requires the Maryland Department of Natural Resources to develop a management plan for the rays by December 31, 2018. We are hopeful that the plan will result in a permanent ban on cownose ray fishing contests.

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