2 edition of Potomac River compact of 1958. found in the catalog.
Potomac River compact of 1958.
Potomac River Fisheries Commission.
by Commonwealth of Virginia Dept. of Purchases and Supply in Richmond
Written in English
Proposed compact of 1958 (p. 8-15) would replace th Compact of 1785 between Maryland and Virginia relating to fisheries of the Potomac River.
|Series||[Virginia. General Assembly, 1960] House. Document, no. 22|
|LC Classifications||J87 .V9 1960c no. 22|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||15|
|LC Control Number||a 60005564|
The Potomac River is miles ( km) in length, and forms part of the border between Washington DC and Virginia on the left bank, as well as Maryland and Virginia on the right. With a drainage area of ab square miles (38, square km), the river is the fourth largest river along the Atlantic coast of the United States. As recently as , most of the area's sewage flowed untreated into the Potomac. Then the Blue Plains sewage plant was built eight miles down the river's east bank From the capital.
The Potomac River Fisheries Commission is a bi-state commission of Maryland and Virginia, authorized by the U.S. Congress under the Potomac River Compact of Maryland ratified the Compact in (Chapter , Acts of ). From the Maryland-District of Columbia boundary line (near Woodrow Wilson Bridge) to the mouth of the River at Point. In the earlier fray, the Special Master persuaded the States to settle their dispute. They entered into a new compact, which superseded the Compact but specifically preserved the rights delineated in Article Seventh. See Potomac River Compact of , Md. Laws ch. ; Va. Acts ch. 28; Pub. L. 87—, 76 Stat. 5.
With the Potomac River Compact of , Maryland and Virginia settled disputes which arose in the ’s and ’s by reaffirming the Black-Jenkins Award and the Mathews and Nelson Survey. The Compact points out that Virginia citizens have certain riparian rights, including the right to erect and maintain wharves. Potomac River Compact. PREAMBLE Whereas, Virginia, on the twentieth day of December, in the year one thousand nine hundred and fifty-eight, the following Potomac River Compact of between the Commonwealth of Virginia and the State of Maryland was mutually agreed to by the said Commissioners.
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Potomac River Compact § Potomac River Compact. PREAMBLE. Virginia, on the twentieth day of December, in the year one thousand nine hundred and fifty-eight, the following Potomac River Compact of between the Commonwealth of Virginia and the State of Maryland was mutually agreed to by the said Commissioners.
The Potomac River Compact of is an interstate compact between Maryland Potomac River compact of 1958. book Virginia. It is intended to conserve and improve the fishery resources of the tidewater portion of the Potomac River and provide the maintenance of law and order on the river.
The compact Formation date: Establishes the Potomac River Fisheries Commission to conserve and improve fishing resources in the tidewater portion of the Potomac River.
This compact is also known as the Maryland-Virginia Compact of It supersedes the Potomac River Compact of The adoption of the Maryland and Virginia Potomac River Compact of and the establishment of the Potomac River Fisheries Commission were in direct response to the historical battles between the fishermen and the law enforcement during the late ’s and most of the ’s.
The Potomac River (/ p ə ˈ t oʊ m ə k / ()) is found within the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States and flows from the Potomac Highlands into the Chesapeake river (main stem and North Branch) is approximately miles ( km) long, with a drainage area of ab square miles (38, km 2). In terms of area, this makes the Potomac River the fourth largest river along Mouth: Chesapeake Bay.
Potomac River Compact of Preamble Whereas, Maryland and Virginia are both vitally interested in conserving and improving the valuable fishery resources of the tidewater portion of the Potomac River, and Whereas, certain provisions of the Compact of between Maryland and Virginia having.
Potomac River Compact of (b) Notwithstanding any general or local laws or ordinances to the contrary, finfish, crabs, oysters, clams, and other shellfish, caught in the waters within the jurisdiction of the Potomac River Fisheries Commission, in compliance with regulations prescribed by the Commission pursuant to the Potomac River Compact.
– The () Potomac Federal Enforcement Conference sets goals, among them secondary treatment for Potomac treatment plants.
• Maryland and Virginia sign the Potomac River Compact ofand establish the Potomac River Fisheries Commission. The result was the Potomac River Compact ofwhich grew out of a bi-state commission to develop a new agreement between Maryland and Virginia.
Virginia had little trouble passing the new Potomac River Compact, but ratification was a much more difficult process for Marylanders, some of whom accused Raley of ''giving the river away.".
The Evolving Use and the Changing Role of Interstate Compacts is a long-needed guide to the law and use of interstate compacts. This book explains the historical basis of compacts and the legal underpinnings of compacts. It covers such diverse topics as federal and state court jurisdiction, compact-created administrative agencies, Eleventh Amendment immunity, drafting considerations, and the.
§ Use of Potomac River; riparian rights. The Commonwealth and its citizens shall have the right to such use of the Potomac River as may be necessary to the full enjoyment of their riparian ownership as provided at common law and in the Compact of with Maryland, and confirmed by the Black-Jenkins Determination of and Article VII, § 1 of §cited as the.
Then-state senator J. Frank Raley discussed the Potomac River Compact of with The SlackWater Center. “The Potomac River Compact was a break with, and generally opposed very strongly by, the County.
This was a change taking place, and it was resisted. The new people would vote for, and the old would vote against,” he said. commissions. A new compact governing the Potomac River fisheries was unanimously approved by the members of the two commissions and a copy marked Appendix I is attached to this joint report, which is signed by all the members of each commission.
The solution proposed is a new compact entitled “The Potomac River Compact of ”. NOAA Chart Potomac River Mattawoman Creek to Georgetown; Washington Harbor - Water-Resistant - by East View Geospatial NOAA Chart Potomac River Chesapeake Bay to Piney Point x (Traditional Paper).
Further downstream, Virginia and Maryland have continued to debate Maryland's control over the bottom of the Potomac River. The Maryland-Virginia Compact replaced the Compact of in hopes of resolving disputed claims to oyster beds and fishery resources, but lawsuits continue to cite colonial-era documents as well as the agreement.
book of regulations March 6, This supplement should be inserted inside the back cover of the January 1, edition of the Potomac River Fisheries Commission Regulations and should be consulted before referring to any law to determine whether there are updates or changes.
InMaryland Delegate J. Frank Raley pushed Maryland to abrogate the Compact altogether, a move which prompted Virginia to take the matter to the U.S. Supreme Court. The result was the Potomac River Compact ofwhich grew out of a bi-state commission to develop a new agreement between Maryland and Virginia.
The Nation's capital stands at the river's tidal head; this paramountly distinguishes the Potomac River. The book reflects in detail the author's lifetime fascination with the Potomac. In undertaking to chronicle the river's past, he has focused major research upon old records, diaries, and newspaper and archival s: 6.
The Potomac River begins as two separate branches, to the north and south, before they flow together near Green Spring, West Virginia, to become the main stem. Those two branches have been the source not only of the river, but of quite a bit of confusion, causing disputes between Virginia and Maryland and eventually leading to the Supreme Court.
Potomac Valley Compact-- Creates the Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin to preserve water quality and to conserve water and related land resources of the Potomac River basin.
Involved States include: Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia, as well as the District of Columbia. About Potomac Books. Potomac Books has a long and distinguished pedigree. Founded in as the U.S. imprint of Brassey’s, a renowned British publishing house established in the nineteenth century, Brassey’s-U.S.
was acquired by Books International in and renamed Potomac Books in A Bi State Commission formed through the MARYLAND AND VIRGINIA POTOMAC RIVER COMPACT OFwhose mission is "To conserve and improve the valuable fishery resources of the tidewater portion of the Potomac River" Mission: "To conserve and improve the valuable fishery resources of the tidewater portion of the Potomac River".Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States, is a compact city on the Potomac River, neighboring the states of Maryland and Virginia.
It features imposing neoclassical monuments and buildings, such as those that serve as headquarters for the 3 federal powers: the .