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Agency 15 - DEPARTMENT OF GAME AND INLAND FISHERIES

Chapter 10PUBLIC PARTICIPATION GUIDELINES
Chapter 20DEFINITIONS AND MISCELLANEOUS: IN GENERAL
Chapter 30DEFINITIONS AND MISCELLANEOUS: IMPORTATION, POSSESSION, SALE, ETC., OF ANIMALS
Chapter 40GAME: IN GENERAL
Chapter 50GAME: BEAR
Chapter 60GAME: BEAVER
Chapter 70GAME: BOBCAT
Chapter 80GAME: CROW
Chapter 90GAME: DEER
Chapter 100GAME: DOVE
Chapter 110GAME: FOX
Chapter 120GAME: GROUSE
Chapter 130GAME: MINK
Chapter 140GAME: MUSKRAT
Chapter 150GAME: NUTRIA [REPEALED]
Chapter 160GAME: OPOSSUM
Chapter 170GAME: OTTER
Chapter 180GAME: PHEASANT
Chapter 190GAME: QUAIL
Chapter 200GAME: RABBIT AND HARES
Chapter 210GAME: RACCOON
Chapter 220GAME: SKUNK
Chapter 230GAME: SQUIRREL
Chapter 240GAME: TURKEY
Chapter 250GAME: FALCONRY
Chapter 260GAME: WATERFOWL AND WATERFOWL BLINDS
Chapter 270GAME: FIREARMS
Chapter 280GAME: PELTS AND FURS
Chapter 290GAME: PERMITS
Chapter 300GAME: WEASEL
Chapter 310GAME: WOODCHUCK [REPEALED]
Chapter 320FISH: FISHING GENERALLY
Chapter 330FISH: TROUT FISHING
Chapter 340FISH: SEINES AND NETS
Chapter 350FISH: GIGS, GRAB HOOKS, TROTLINES, SNARES, ETC
Chapter 360FISH: AQUATIC INVERTEBRATES, AMPHIBIANS, REPTILES, AND NONGAME FISH
Chapter 370WATERCRAFT: IN GENERAL
Chapter 380WATERCRAFT: MOTORBOAT NUMBERING
Chapter 390WATERCRAFT: SAFE AND REASONABLE OPERATION OF VESSELS
Chapter 400WATERCRAFT: ACCIDENT AND CASUALTY REPORTING
Chapter 410WATERCRAFT: BOATING SAFETY EDUCATION
Chapter 420WATERCRAFT: NAVIGATION LIGHTS AND SHAPES
Chapter 430WATERCRAFT: SAFETY EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS
Chapter 440WATERCRAFT: COMMERCIAL VESSEL SAFETY EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS
Chapter 450WATERCRAFT: COMMERCIAL PARASAIL OPERATIONS



Chapter 10PUBLIC PARTICIPATION GUIDELINES (create report)
Section 10Definitions
Section 20General
Section 30Public participation procedures
Section 40Transition



Chapter 20DEFINITIONS AND MISCELLANEOUS: IN GENERAL (create report)
Section 10Definitions; generally
Section 20Definitions; "counties east of the Blue Ridge Mountains."
Section 30Definitions; "counties west of the Blue Ridge Mountains."
Section 40Definitions; "Dismal Swamp Line."
Section 50Definitions; "wild animal," "native animal," "naturalized animal," "nonnative (exotic) animal" and "domestic animal"
Section 60Definitions; "person."
Section 65Hunting, trapping, and fishing license and permit fees
Section 66Admittance, parking, or other use fee at certain department-owned facilities.
Section 70Violations of regulations
Section 75Wildlife Violator Compact
Section 80Certificate on hunting, trapping and fishing license to be executed by licensee
Section 90Permits for drilling, dredging and other operations in Back Bay area
Section 100Prohibited use of vehicles on department-owned lands
Section 110Refusal to surrender licenses, permits, stamps, or records to department representatives
Section 120Appointment of new consignment agents for sale of hunting and fishing licenses
Section 130Endangered and threatened species; adoption of federal list; additional species enumerated
Section 140Endangered species; definitions
Section 150Structures on department-owned lands and national forest lands
Section 160Nuisance species designated
Section 170[Repealed]
Section 180Taking of invertebrates
Section 190Definitions; "designated stocked trout waters."
Section 200Fees for miscellaneous permits
Section 210Definitions; nonindigenous aquatic nuisance species
Section 220Disease prevention, control and eradication in wildlife
DIBRDOCUMENTS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE (4VAC15-20)



Chapter 30DEFINITIONS AND MISCELLANEOUS: IMPORTATION, POSSESSION, SALE, ETC., OF ANIMALS (create report)
Section 5Powers, authorities, and duties of the director in permitting
Section 7Continuation of permitted activity
Section 10Possession, importation, sale, etc., of wild animals
Section 20Permit required to import, liberate or possess predatory or undesirable animals or birds
Section 30Exclusions
Section 40Importation requirements, possession and sale of nonnative (exotic) animals
Section 50Possession, transportation, and release of wildlife by authorized persons
Section 60Raptor propagation



Chapter 40GAME: IN GENERAL (create report)
Section 10[Repealed]
Section 20Hunting with arrows to which any drug, chemical or toxic substance has been added or explosive-head arrows prohibited
Section 21Special crossbow license; hunting with crossbows
Section 30Recorded wild animal or wild bird calls or sounds prohibited in taking game; bobcats, coyotes, crows
Section 40Live birds or animals as decoys prohibited
Section 50Poisoning of wild birds and wild animals prohibited; certain control programs excepted
Section 60Hunting with dogs or possession of weapons in certain locations during closed season
Section 70Open dog training season
Section 80[Repealed]
Section 90[Repealed]
Section 100Hog Island Wildlife Management Area; waterfowl refuge established
Section 110Hog Island Wildlife Management Area; hunting, trapping, etc., prohibited; exception
Section 120Hog Island Wildlife Management Area; possession of loaded gun prohibited; exception
Section 130Disturbing waterfowl adjacent to Lands End Waterfowl Management Area
Section 140Hunting, etc., prohibited on Buggs Island and certain waters of the Gaston Reservoir
Section 150[Repealed]
Section 160Molesting, damaging, removing, or disturbing traps prohibited; release of game from lawful traps prohibited
Section 170Marking of traps by person setting
Section 180[Repealed]
Section 190Restricted use of body-gripping traps in excess of 7-1/2 inches
Section 195Visiting completely submerged, body-gripping traps
Section 200Restricted use of above ground body-gripping traps in excess of five inches
Section 210Restricted use of certain steel foothold traps
Section 220Use of deadfalls prohibited; restricted use of snares
Section 221Restricted use of traps near exposed carcasses and animal parts.
Section 230Dates for setting traps in water
Section 240Animal population control
Section 250Wanton waste
Section 260Sunday hunting on controlled shooting areas
Section 270Sale of unclaimed taxidermy specimens by licensed taxidermists
Section 275Sale of furbearer parts
Section 280Department-owned, controlled, or managed lands; annual stamp for hunting on private lands managed by the department
Section 281Unauthorized feeding of bear, deer, or turkey on national forest lands and department-owned lands
Section 282Unauthorized feeding of bear
Section 283Unlawful to chase, hunt or train from a baited site
Section 284Intentionally crippling or harming game animals prohibited; dislodging an animal from a tree prohibited; and use of radio tracking equipment to aid...
Section 285Unauthorized feeding of cervids
Section 286Unauthorized feeding of wildlife



Chapter 50GAME: BEAR (create report)
Section 10[Repealed]
Section 11Open season; generally.
Section 12Youth and apprentice hunter bear hunting day.
Section 20[Repealed]
Section 21[Repealed]
Section 22[Repealed]
Section 25[Repealed]
Section 30[Repealed]
Section 40Bag limit
Section 50Minimum weight
Section 60Female bear accompanied by cub
Section 70Bow and arrow hunting
Section 71Muzzleloading gun hunting
Section 80[Expired]
Section 81Validating tags and checking bear by licensee or permittee
Section 90[Expired]
Section 91Checking bear by persons exempt from license requirements or holding a license authorization number
Section 100Trapping prohibited
Section 110Use of dogs in hunting bear
Section 120Bear hound training season



Chapter 60GAME: BEAVER (create report)
Section 10Hunting or shooting of beaver
Section 20Open season for trapping



Chapter 70GAME: BOBCAT (create report)
Section 10Open season for hunting
Section 20Open season for trapping
Section 30Bag limit
Section 40Use of dogs in hunting bobcats during deer season in certain counties and national forests
Section 50Pelts to be sealed before sale, etc
Section 60Archery hunting with bow and arrow or crossbow
Section 70Checking requirements



Chapter 80GAME: CROW (create report)
Section 10Open season



Chapter 90GAME: DEER (create report)
Section 10Open season; generally
Section 20[Repealed]
Section 21[Repealed]
Section 22[Repealed]
Section 23Youth and apprentice hunter deer hunting day
Section 30[Repealed]
Section 40[Repealed]
Section 50[Repealed]
Section 60[Repealed]
Section 70Bow and arrow hunting
Section 80Muzzleloading gun hunting
Section 85Elk hunting
Section 89Earn a buck (EAB).
Section 90Bag limit, bonus deer permits and special antlerless provision for youth hunters
Section 91General firearms season either-sex deer hunting days
Section 100[Repealed]
Section 130[Repealed]
Section 140[Repealed]
Section 141[Repealed]
Section 150[Repealed]
Section 160[Repealed]
Section 180[Repealed]
Section 190[Repealed]
Section 230[Expired]
Section 231Validating tags and checking deer by licensee or permittee
Section 240[Expired]
Section 241Checking deer by persons exempt from license requirement or holding a license authorization number
Section 250[Repealed]
Section 260Hunting with dogs prohibited in certain counties and areas
Section 270[Repealed]
Section 280Sale of hides
Section 290Special quality deer management areas
Section 291Enclosed or fenced areas that prevent or impede the free egress of deer
Section 292[Reserved]
Section 293Chronic Wasting Disease deer carcass movement restrictions
Section 294Rehabilitation of cervids



Chapter 100GAME: DOVE (create report)
Section 10Use of dogs for retrieving



Chapter 110GAME: FOX (create report)
Section 10Closed season in certain areas
Section 20Hunting with firearms. Open season
Section 30Closed season
Section 40[Repealed]
Section 50Open season
Section 60Prohibited in certain counties
Section 70Control of rabies
Section 75[Repealed]
Section 80Killing by landowner
Section 90Use of dogs in hunting fox during deer season in certain counties and national forests



Chapter 120GAME: GROUSE (create report)
Section 10Open season
Section 20Bag limit
Section 30Continuous closed season



Chapter 130GAME: MINK (create report)
Section 10[Repealed]
Section 20Open season for trapping; generally
Section 30[Repealed]



Chapter 140GAME: MUSKRAT (create report)
Section 10[Repealed]
Section 20Open season for trappinggenerally
Section 30[Repealed]
Section 40[Repealed]



Chapter 150GAME: NUTRIA [REPEALED] (create report)
Section 10[Repealed]



Chapter 160GAME: OPOSSUM (create report)
Section 10Open season
Section 20[Repealed]
Section 30[Repealed]
Section 31Open season for trapping
Section 40[Repealed]



Chapter 170GAME: OTTER (create report)
Section 10[Repealed]
Section 20Open season for trapping; season bag limit west of the Blue Ridge Mountains
Section 21[Repealed]
Section 30Pelts to be sealed before sale, etc



Chapter 180GAME: PHEASANT (create report)
Section 10Open season; generally
Section 20[Repealed]



Chapter 190GAME: QUAIL (create report)
Section 10Open season; generally
Section 20[Repealed]
Section 40Bag limit
Section 50[Repealed]
Section 60Release of pen-raised quail on private lands



Chapter 200GAME: RABBIT AND HARES (create report)
Section 10Open season; generally
Section 20Bag limit
Section 30Trapping with box traps
Section 40[Repealed]



Chapter 210GAME: RACCOON (create report)
Section 10Open season; raccoon chase on areas open to bear hound training; possession of certain devices unlawful
Section 20[Repealed]
Section 30Open season for hunting
Section 40[Repealed]
Section 50[Repealed]
Section 51Open season for trapping
Section 60[Repealed]
Section 70Bag limit for hunting and trapping; counties east of the Blue Ridge Mountains
Section 80Bag limit for hunting and trapping; counties west of the Blue Ridge Mountains



Chapter 220GAME: SKUNK (create report)
Section 10Continuous open season for taking striped skunks
Section 20Taking of spotted skunks



Chapter 230GAME: SQUIRREL (create report)
Section 10Applicability of part
Section 20Gray and red squirrel. Season; generally
Section 21Spring season for gray and red squirrel
Section 30[Repealed]
Section 40[Repealed]
Section 50Closed season; generally
Section 60Fox squirrel. Open season; first Saturday in September through January 31
Section 61Spring season for fox squirrel
Section 70[Repealed]
Section 80[Repealed]
Section 90Generally



Chapter 240GAME: TURKEY (create report)
Section 10Open season; generally
Section 11[Repealed]
Section 20Open season; certain counties and areas; Saturday prior to the last Monday in October and for 13 days following, and on Thanksgiving Day
Section 30[Repealed]
Section 31Open season; certain counties and areas; Saturday prior to the last Monday in October and for 13 days following, on Thanksgiving Day, and ...
Section 40Open season; spring season for bearded turkeys
Section 50Continuous closed season in certain counties, cities and areas
Section 51Youth and apprentice hunter fall turkey hunting day
Section 60Bow and arrow hunting
Section 70Bag limit
Section 80[Expired]
Section 81Validating tags and checking turkey by licensee
Section 90[Expired]
Section 91Checking turkey by persons exempt from license requirement or holding a license authorization number
FORMSFORMS (4VAC15-240)



Chapter 250GAME: FALCONRY (create report)
Section 10Falconry; adoption of federal standards, regulations, and definitions
Section 20Permit conditions
Section 30[Repealed]
Section 40[Repealed]
Section 50[Repealed]
Section 60Taking of raptors by nonresidents
Section 70[Repealed]
Section 80Season for hunting with raptors
Section 90Sunday hunting
Section 100[Repealed]
Section 110[Repealed]
FORMSFORMS (4VAC15-250)



Chapter 260GAME: WATERFOWL AND WATERFOWL BLINDS (create report)
Section 10"Floating blind" and "stationary blind" defined
Section 20Determining depth of water for purpose of licensing blinds to persons other than riparian owners
Section 30Violation of federal law or regulation pertaining to migratory game birds
Section 40Distance between floating blind and stationary blind
Section 50Blinds in the City of Virginia Beach
Section 60Blinds adjacent to Chickahominy Wildlife Management Area
Section 70Blinds on Game Farm Marsh Wildlife Management Area
Section 80Blinds adjacent to Ragged Island Wildlife Management Area
Section 90Blinds and hunting prohibited in sections of Accomack County
Section 100Disturbing waterfowl on New River within boundaries of Radford Army Ammunition Plant
Section 110Disturbing, taking, etc., waterfowl within Mason Neck State Park
Section 120Special sea duck season area
Section 130Bonus scaup area
Section 140Nontoxic shot requirement for hunting of certain migratory game birds
Section 150Great Hunting Creek and Dyke Marsh; no hunting area established
Section 160Great Hunting Creek and Dyke Marsh; floating blind area
Section 170Waterfowl hunting on Dutch Gap Conservation Area in Chesterfield and Henrico counties
Section 180Tundra swan hunting permit.



Chapter 270GAME: FIREARMS (create report)
Section 10Size rifles for hunting bear and deer
Section 20Rifles prohibited in hunting bear and deer in certain counties and cities
Section 30Use of rifles for hunting and killing big game in Dismal Swamp
Section 40Shooting or carrying rifle or pistol over public inland waters
Section 50[Repealed]
Section 60Use of firearms loaded with slugs and discharge of firearms near boardwalk or nature trail on Ragged Island Wildlife Management Area
Section 70Use of shotguns with rifled barrels
Section 80Shotgun shell capacity for nonmigratory game, crows, and migratory game birds
Section 90Model ordinances related to hunting with firearms for counties and cities
Section 95Model ordinances related to archery deer hunting.



Chapter 280GAME: PELTS AND FURS (create report)
Section 10Requirements for legal possession of furs purchased out of state prior to season
Section 20Fur farming; authority to breed and raise fur-bearing animals
Section 30Fur farming; records
Section 40Fur farming; labeling packages
Section 50Fur farming; confinement of animals; inspection



Chapter 290GAME: PERMITS (create report)
Section 10[Repealed]
Section 20Collection of specimens of wild birds for scientific purposes
Section 30Breeding game birds for propagation and stocking; records
Section 40Breeding game birds for propagation and stocking; labeling packages
Section 50Breeding game birds and game animals for propagation and stocking; confinement; inspection
Section 60Holding wild animals for exhibition purposes
Section 70Stuffing or mounting birds and animals; possession of game legally taken
Section 80Stuffing or mounting birds and animals - records; inspections
Section 90[Repealed]
Section 110Breeding pheasants; confinement; inspection
Section 115Field trials; authorized dates
Section 120[Repealed]
Section 130Duty to comply with permit conditions
Section 140Possession and display of a harvest information program registration number to hunt
Section 150(Reserved.)
Section 160Foxhound training preserves.
FORMSFORMS (4VAC15-290)



Chapter 300GAME: WEASEL (create report)
Section 10Open season for weasel
Section 20[Repealed]



Chapter 310GAME: WOODCHUCK [REPEALED] (create report)
Section 10[Repealed]



Chapter 320FISH: FISHING GENERALLY (create report)
Section 10Continuous open season for all species except anadromous (coastal) striped bass above the fall line in coastal rivers of the Chesapeake Bay
Section 20[Repealed]
Section 25Creel and length limits
Section 30[Repealed]
Section 40Sale of game fish, yellow perch, white perch, gizzard shad, carp, gar, and catfish
Section 50Fish used as bait prohibited in certain waters
Section 60Approval required to stock fish into inland waters
Section 70Use of certain mechanical devices in tail waters of Kerr Dam
Section 80Fishing, collecting bait, etc., in tail waters of Leesville Dam
Section 90Exception to requirement of national forest permit
Section 100Department-owned or controlled lakes, ponds, streams, boat access sites, or hatcheries
Section 110[Repealed]
Section 120Special daily permit for fishing in Clinch Mountain Wildlife Management Area, Douthat State Park Lake and Crooked and Wilson Creeks
Section 130[Repealed]
Section 140Permits required for striped bass fishing rodeos; etc
Section 150Shooting certain fish in Clinch River in Scott County
Section 160Altering of game fish in possession prohibited
Section 170Fishways
FORMSFORMS (4VAC15-320)



Chapter 330FISH: TROUT FISHING (create report)
Section 10Season; general open season
Section 20[Repealed]
Section 30Creel limit; generally
Section 40[Repealed]
Section 50Size limit
Section 60Methods and equipment used in fishing
Section 70[Repealed]
Section 80Fishing in certain waters after obtaining creel limit of trout prohibited
Section 90Feeding or baiting trout prohibited in designated stocked trout waters
Section 100"Artificial lure" defined
Section 110Special provisions applicable to certain portions of Green Cove Creek, Smith Creek, Snake Creek and Whitetop Laurel Creek
Section 120Special provisions applicable to certain portions of Buffalo Creek, Dan River, Pound River, Roaring Run, South River, and South Fork...
Section 130Special provision applicable to certain portions of Mossy Creek
Section 140Special provision applicable to certain portions of Big Wilson Creek, Cabin Creek, Conway River, Little Stony Creek, Little Wilson Creek, Mill Creek..
Section 150Special provision applicable to Stewarts Creek Trout Management Area; certain portions of Dan, Rapidan, South Fork Holston and Staunton...
Section 160Special provisions applicable to certain portions of Accotink Creek, Back Creek, Chestnut Creek, Hardware River, Holliday Creek, Holmes Run, North...
Section 170[Repealed]
Section 171Special provisions applicable to certain portions of Jackson River
Section 175Special provisions applicable to certain portions of Smith River.
Section 180Bills of sale for trout creeled in commercially operated fishing ponds
Section 190Trout artificially raised for sale
Section 200Special provisions applicable to Urban Fishing Program waters



Chapter 340FISH: SEINES AND NETS (create report)
Section 10Haul seines to take fish for sale
Section 20Haul seines to take fish for personal use
Section 30Gill nets
Section 40Dip nets; generally
Section 50Dip nets; hedging prohibited
Section 60Seines, traps and nets prohibited in certain areas
Section 70Eel pots for taking American eels for personal use
Section 80Eel pots for taking American eels for sale
FORMSFORMS (4VAC15-340)



Chapter 350FISH: GIGS, GRAB HOOKS, TROTLINES, SNARES, ETC (create report)
Section 10Gigs, grab hooks, etc.; generally
Section 20Gigs, grab hooks, etc.; certain counties east of the Blue Ridge Mountains
Section 30Gigs, grab hooks, etc.; certain counties west of the Blue Ridge Mountains
Section 40Fish: Gigs, grab hooks, etc.; Wolf and Big Walker's creeks in Giles County
Section 50Gigs, grab hooks, etc.; Walker's Creek, Wolf Creek and north fork of Holston River in Bland County
Section 60Trotlines, juglines or set poles
Section 70Taking common carp, northern snakehead, bowfin, catfish, and gar with bow and arrow or crossbow
Section 80[Repealed]



Chapter 360FISH: AQUATIC INVERTEBRATES, AMPHIBIANS, REPTILES, AND NONGAME FISH (create report)
Section 10Taking aquatic invertebrates, amphibians, reptiles, and nongame fish for private use
Section 20Taking minnows and chubs for sale
Section 30Taking of snapping turtles, crayfish and hellgrammites for sale
Section 40Releasing game fish from nets, traps, etc
Section 50Propagation and sale of certain amphibians and reptiles
Section 60Prohibit the sale of salamander and madtom species
Section 70Prohibit the sale of crayfish species
FORMSFORMS (4VAC15-360)



Chapter 370WATERCRAFT: IN GENERAL (create report)
Section 10[Repealed]
Section 20Lifesaving devices for passengers of boats other than motorboats regularly offered for rent
Section 30[Repealed]
Section 40Vessels prohibited within certain areas below John H. Kerr Dam and Leesville Dam
Section 50Regulatory markers and aids to navigation
Section 51Regulatory markers and aids to navigation maintenance
Section 60Throughway channel in waters of Virginia Beach
Section 70Watercraft and motor identification numbers
Section 80Penalties



Chapter 380WATERCRAFT: MOTORBOAT NUMBERING (create report)
Section 10[Repealed]
Section 30Numbering pattern
Section 40Display of numbers
Section 50Report of change of status of watercraft or owner
Section 60[Repealed]
Section 70When invalid; removal of numbers and surrender of certificate of number and certificate of title
Section 71Registration decals issued to documented vessels; exception to display of numbers
Section 80Effective date of cancellation
Section 90Inspection of watercraft
Section 100Fees for more than 10 watercraft registrations
Section 110Lifeboats defined
Section 120Certificate of registration fees
Section 130Penalties
FORMSFORMS (4VAC15-380)



Chapter 390WATERCRAFT: SAFE AND REASONABLE OPERATION OF VESSELS (create report)
Section 10Applicability
Section 11Definitions
Section 20Motorboats approaching head and head
Section 30Motorboats crossing
Section 40Overtaking another vessel
Section 50Responsibility between vessels
Section 60Sailing vessels approaching one another
Section 70Duty of vessel required to keep out of way; duty of other vessel
Section 80Duty to slacken speed to avoid damage by motorboat's wake
Section 90Duty where operator's vision obscured
Section 100Operation in narrow channel
Section 110Departure from regulations to avoid immediate danger
Section 120Regulations not to exonerate operator from neglect
Section 130Standard whistle and horn signals
Section 140Riding on decks and gunwales
Section 150Safe speed
Section 160Penalties



Chapter 400WATERCRAFT: ACCIDENT AND CASUALTY REPORTING (create report)
Section 10Applicability
Section 20Immediate notification of reportable accident
Section 30Written casualty or accident reports required; time for making
Section 40Form and contents of written reports
Section 50Penalties
FORMSFORMS (4VAC15-400)



Chapter 410WATERCRAFT: BOATING SAFETY EDUCATION (create report)
Section 10Application
Section 20Definitions
Section 30Compliance schedule and phase-in provisions
Section 40Provisions for compliance and minimum standards for boating safety education course competency
Section 50Boating safety education course provider requirements
Section 60Boating safety education course availability
Section 70Boating safety education course certificates
Section 80Recordkeeping and student records
Section 90Instructor certification
Section 100Provisions for open-book tests for classroom courses
Section 110Equivalency exam criteria
Section 120Requirements for motorboat rental and leasing businesses and the dockside safety checklist program
Section 130Temporary operator's certificate
Section 140Virginia Boater Education Cards
Section 150Fees
Section 160Penalties for violation
FORMSFORMS (4VAC15-410)
DIBRDOCUMENTS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE (4VAC15-410)



Chapter 420WATERCRAFT: NAVIGATION LIGHTS AND SHAPES (create report)
Section 10Application
Section 20Definitions
Section 30Visibility of lights
Section 40Power-driven vessels underway
Section 50Towing and pushing
Section 60Sailing vessels underway and vessels under oars
Section 70Vessels fishing with apparatus that restricts maneuverability
Section 80Vessels not under command or restricted in their ability to maneuver
Section 90Pilot vessels
Section 100Anchored vessels and vessels aground
Section 110Seaplanes
Section 120Penalties



Chapter 430WATERCRAFT: SAFETY EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS (create report)
Section 10Application
Section 20Definitions
Section 30Personal flotation devices required
Section 40Personal flotation device exemptions
Section 50Personal flotation device stowage
Section 60Personal flotation device condition; size and fit; approval marking
Section 70Personal flotation device serviceable condition
Section 80Visual distress signals required
Section 90Visual distress signal launcher
Section 100Visual distress signal exceptions
Section 110Visual distress signal stowage, serviceability, marking
Section 120Visual distress signals accepted
Section 130Visual distress signals; existing equipment
Section 140Visual distress signals; prohibited use
Section 150Ventilation
Section 160Fire extinguishing equipment application and general provisions
Section 170Hand-portable fire extinguishers and semiportable fire extinguishing systems
Section 180Fixed fire extinguishing systems
Section 190Fire extinguishing equipment required
Section 200Fire extinguishing equipment on vessels contracted prior to November 19, 1952
Section 210Backfire flame control
Section 220Penalties



Chapter 440WATERCRAFT: COMMERCIAL VESSEL SAFETY EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS (create report)
Section 10Application and definitions
Section 20Lifesaving equipment required
Section 30Lifesaving equipment marking, storage and condition
Section 40Personal flotation device lights
Section 50Personal flotation device retroreflective material
Section 60Penalties



Chapter 450WATERCRAFT: COMMERCIAL PARASAIL OPERATIONS (create report)
Section 10Application
Section 20Definitions
Section 30Commercial parasailing activities
Section 40Penalties