1902 Joint Resolutions
(Senate Joint Resolution 48)
Senate Joint Resolution requesting the Departments of Natural
Resources, State Planning, and Transportation to evaluate the
problems caused by existence of drawbridges spanning the water-
ways of Maryland and recommend remedial measures where the
need is indicated.
Whereas, In certain instances the presence and operation or non-
operation of vehicular drawbridges spanning Maryland's waterways
is known to cause serious inconvenience to both motor vehicle and
Neither the extent of inconvenience in specific instances nor the
number of instances in which inconvenience is experienced is known.
The constantly increasing flow of highway and waterway traffic
can be expected to aggravate existing problems and perhaps to create
problems where none now exist; now, therefore, be it
Resolved, by the General Assembly of Maryland, That the Depart-
ments of Natural Resources, State Planning, and Transportation are
requested to evaluate the present and future extent on inconvenience
to motor vehicle and boat operators caused by the presence and oper-
ation or non-operation of all drawbridges spanning the waterways of
this State; and be it further
Resolved, That the Departments of Natural Resources, State
Planning, and Transportation jointly report to the Maryland General
Assembly, not later than January 15, 1973, the results of their study,
together with recommendations for remedial measures determined
to be in the public interest; and be it further
Resolved, That copies of this Resolution be sent by the Secretary
of State to the Governor of Maryland, The Secretary of Natural
Resources, the Secretary of State Planning, the Secretary of Trans-
portation, and the Secretary of the Legislative Council.
Approved May 5, 1972.
(Senate Joint Resolution 51)
Senate Joint Resolution giving the endorsement and support of the
General Assembly of Maryland for an appropriation by the
Congress of the United States of funds to construct and imple-
ment the Chesapeake Bay Study and Hydraulic Model.
Whereas, The Chesapeake Bay is one of the greatest natural
resources in the United States of America, continuously serving
the people of Maryland and the other States of the Union as an
abundant source of seafood, recreation, beauty and enjoyment;