ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — A bill that would ban balloon releases statewide has passed in the Maryland Senate.
SB28 would prohibit balloon releases in the state except for those used for scientific or government purposes. People who “knowingly and intentionally” organize or take part in balloon releases would face a penalty of up to $250.READ MORE: Job Fair Aims To Help Candidates Find Path Out Of COVID-19 Pandemic
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The bill now moves to the House.