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HB1769

Menhaden; VMRC to adopt regulations for managing the Commonwealth's fishery

Management of menhaden. Requires the Virginia Marine Resources Commission (the Commission) to adopt regulations to implement the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission';s Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Atlantic Menhaden and authorizes the Commission to adopt regulations for managing the Commonwealth';s menhaden fishery. The bill also requires that any moratorium on the fishery be subject to legislative review. The bill repeals several Code sections relating to quotas, allocation.


Barry D. Knight (chief patron)

The bill was not discussed in today';s session.

Referred Out (include Committee below)

01/09/19  ;House: Assigned ACNR sub: Subcommittee #3

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