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GAME, INLAND FISHERIES AND BOATING

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over from 2004 Session
(CD) Carried over from 2004 session but died in committee on or before December 10th


Abandoned vessel; reduces time before landowner, etc. may acquire title. Amending  29.1-733.1. (Patron-Wagner, SB 1057 (Chapter 225))
Bear damage stamp; established. Adding  29.1-359, 29.1-360 and 29.1-361. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 198 (CD))
Blaze orange clothing; exempts person hunting with bow and arrow in areas where firearms prohibited. Amending  29.1-530.1. (Patron-Hugo, HB 2102 (Chapter 167))
Crossbows; licensure, restricted fee. Amending  29.1-306 and 29.1-519; adding  29.1-306.1. (Patron-Abbitt, HB 2200 (Chapter 8))
Deer; abolishes rifle hunting in Essex County. Repealing Chapter 96, 1954 Acts. (Patron-Landes, HB 1669 (Chapter 523))
Duck blinds; abolishes prohibited hunting in certain localities. Repealing Chapter 334, 1928 Acts and Chapter 39, 1942 Acts. (Patron-Deeds, SB 249 (CD))
Duck blinds; allows use in certain localities and waters. Amending Chapter 305, 1964 Acts. (Patron-Pollard, HB 331 (CD))
Duck blinds; allows use in certain localities and waters. Amending Chapter 377, 1977 Acts and Chapter 305, 1964 Acts. (Patron-Pollard, HB 2689 (Chapter 841))
Duck blinds; allows use in certain localities and waters, and abolishes prohibited hunting. Amending Chapter 377, 1977 Acts; repealing Chapter 39, 1942 Acts. (Patron-Shuler, HB 2505 (F))
Firearms hunting ordinances, Department of Game and Inland Fisheries; to continue study. (Patron-Stolle, SJR 393 (P))
Game wardens; abolishes payment of salaries by Dickenson and Buchanan Counties. Repealing Chapter 197, 1950 Acts. (Patron-Landes, HB 1668 (Chapter 522))
Game wardens; requires Department of Game and Inland Fisheries to have at least one on patrol during boating season at those lakes same size or larger than Smith Mountain Lake or having accident record comparable thereto. Adding  29.1-739.2. (Patron-Newman, SB 1197 (Chapter 233))
Headboat and charterboat owners; allows recreational fishing license to cover all passengers on their boats. Amending 28.2-302.8. (Patron-Oder, HB 2816 (Chapter 198))
Hunting; abolishes unlawful rifles in Buckingham County. Repealing Chapter 116, 1952 Acts. (Patron-Landes, HB 1670 (Chapter 524))
Hunting; allowed during certain hours on Sunday. Amending 29.1-521. (Patron-Stolle, SB 175 (CD))
Hunting; clarifies carrying a gun on Sunday. Amending  29.1-521. (Patron-Cole, HB 1917 (Chapter 534))
Hunting; prohibits using any computer-assisted remote that controls firearms, etc. to hunt wild animals or wild birds, penalty. Adding  29.1-530.3. (Patron-Oder, HB 2273 (Chapter 172); Ticer, SB 1083 (Chapter 226))
Hunting incidents; reporting thereof by certain entities to Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. Adding  29.1-530.3. (Patron-Stolle, SB 1150 (Chapter 688))
Hunting licenses; persons age 12 or older required to carry while hunting. Amending  29.1-336. (Patron-Orrock, HB 1646 (Chapter 145))
Mechanics’ liens; increases for repairs and storage for keeper of livery stable, garage, marina, etc. Amending  43-32. (Patron-Griffith, HB 2310 (Chapter 98))
Migratory Waterfowl Conservation Stamp; established, required for those persons hunting or taking waterfowl. Adding  29.1-339.2; repealing  29.1-339.1. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 2887 (Chapter 127))
Nonindigenous aquatic nuisance species; placing in state waters prohibited without permit, exception, penalty. Amending 29.1-574; adding  18.2-313.2. (Patron-Amundson, HB 2029 (Chapter 916))
Personal flotation devices; required for children age six or younger to wear on certain boats, penalty. Amending  29.1-700; adding  29.1-735.01. (Patron-Norment, SB 909 (F); Lucas, SB 1061 (F))
Personal flotation devices; requires coaches of water sports to wear, penalty. Adding  29.1-737.1. (Patron-Amundson, HB 2026 (F))
Personal property tax; separate classification for boats used in businesses. Amending  58.1-3506. (Patron-Pollard, HB 2686 (Chapter 325); Rerras, SB 1273 (Chapter 271))
Personal watercraft; local regulation. Adding  29.1-748.2. (Patron-Morgan, HB 695 (CD))
Retail Sales and Use Tax; allows a portion of revenues from watercraft sales for recreational and environmental projects in City of Hampton. Amending  29.1-103, 29.1-110, 58.1-638 and 58.1-1410; adding  29.1-101.02. (Patron-Ward, HB 2743 (F); Locke, SB 759 (F))
Sport shooting ranges; certain specified criteria for localities. Amending  15.2-917. (Patron-Janis, HB 2282 (Chapter 544))
Watercraft or motorboat; guilty of involuntary manslaughter while driving intoxicated, penalties. Amending  46.2-208 and 46.2-382; adding  18.2-36.2. (Patron-Janis, HB 1756 (Chapter 376))
Wildlife mounts; allows licensed auctioneer or licensed auction firm to sell those that have undergone taxidermy process. Amending  29.1-521 and 29.1-553. (Patron-Nutter, HB 2155 (Chapter 170))
Wildlife mounts; nonprofit organizations allowed to sell in conjunction with fundraising activities. Amending  29.1-521. (Patron-Janis, HB 1827 (Chapter 533))
2005 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, Resolutions and Documents - For additional information, please contact Legislative Information, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23219. Telephone (804) 698-1500. Last updated 06/23/05