Chesapeake Bay Commission to Meet January 5-6, 2017, in Annapolis, Md.

The Chesapeake Bay Commission will meet January 5-6, 2017, at Loews Annapolis Hotel, 126 West Street in Annapolis, Md.  The agenda is available online (as a PDF) http://lis.virginia.gov/171/oth/Agenda.CBC.0105-0617.pdf.

According to the “Mission” link at Commission’s Web site, http://www.chesbay.us/index.htm, the Commission “is a tri-state legislative commission created in 1980 to advise the members of the General Assemblies of Maryland, Virginia, and Pennsylvania on matters of Bay-wide concern.  The commission serves as the legislative arm of the multi-jurisdictional Chesapeake Bay Program (http://www.chesapeakebay.net/), and acts in an advisory capacity to [the states’] General Assemblies.”  The commission has 21 members, including 15 from the legislatures of the three states, the three state natural-resource cabinet secretaries, and three citizen representatives.

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Ship on Chesapeake Bay, viewed from Kent Island, Md., looking toward Annapolis, February 25, 2011.

 

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