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GAME, INLAND FISHERIES AND BOATING

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over from 2006 Session (CD) Carried over from 2006 session but died in committee on or before December 8th


Boating; requires safety course and sets maximum speed limit for Smith Mountain Lake. Amending  29.1-748; adding  29.1-735.2; repealing  29.1-739.2. (Patron-Newman, SB 528 (CD))
Boating safety education; must complete to operate motorboat or personal watercraft, civil penalty. Amending  29.1-748; adding  29.1-735.2. (Patron-Byron, HB 1627 (Chapter 615); Newman, SB 1241 (Chapter 732))
Boating safety education; must complete to operate motorboat or personal watercraft, penalty. Amending  29.1-748; adding 29.1-735.2. (Patron-Byron, HB 872 (CD); Dudley, HB 2374 (F))
Boating under influence of alcohol; makes blood or breath testing consistent with that used for driving under influence. Amending  29.1-738.2. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 1314 (Chapter 168))
Boats; local control over operation. Adding  15.2-915.5. (Patron-Hanger, SB 695 (CD))
Crossbow license; adds to list of those covered by two combination licenses. Amending  29.1-303.3 and 29.1-310.1. (Patron-Shuler, HB 2021 (Chapter 40))
Dams, low-head; owners to use signs and buoys to warn swimming, fishing, etc., public of hazards posed by the dams. Amending 29.1-509. (Patron-Cline, HB 2695 (Chapter 664))
Deer hunting; changes in provisions. Amending  29.1-521. (Patron-Stolle, SB 387 (CD))
Disabled persons; authorizes Department of Forestry, et al., to adopt regulations that allow increased access to hunting, etc. Adding  10.1-1153.1 and 29.1-508.2. (Patron-Ruff, SB 1076 (F))
Driving under influence of alcohol or drugs; term inference replaces presumption relating to alleged offense. Amending 18.2-269, 29.1-738.3, and 46.2-341.27. (Patron-Moran, HB 1204 (CD); Norment, SB 471 (CD))
Exemption from licensing; exempts siblings of landowner from having to obtain any hunting, fishing, or trapping license. Amending 29.1-301. (Patron-Hogan, HB 2250 (F))
Freedom of Information Act; exemption for certain records of Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. Amending  2.2-3705.7. (Patron-Carrico, HB 3118 (F); Deeds, SB 883 (F))
Game wardens; changes name to conservation police officer. Amending  3.1-1029, 9.1-101, 9.1-400, 9.1-500, 9.1-801, 18.2-51.1, 18.2-283.1, 18.2-287.01, 18.2-308, 29.1-200, 29.1-201, 29.1-204, 29.1-205, 29.1-207, 29.1-208, 29.1-212, 29.1-213, 29.1-217, 29.1-218, 29.1-300.2, 29.1-337, 29.1-349, 29.1-355, 29.1-516, 29.1-517, 29.1-521.3, 29.1-530, 29.1-539, 29.1-548, 29.1-552, 29.1-553, 29.1-556, 29.1-739, 29.1-739.1, 29.1-739.2, 29.1-745, 51.1-212, and 65.2-402.1. (Patron-Wittman, HB 1867 (Chapter 87))
General Assembly; confirming appointment of Director of Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. (Patron-Martin, SJR 444 (P))
Hunting and fishing license, lifetime; allows resident disabled veterans to purchase. Amending  29.1-302. (Patron-Barlow, HB 3169 (F))
Hunting and trapping; Department of Game and Inland Fisheries to sell permits therefor in state forests. Amending  10.1-1152, 10.1-1156, and 17.1-275; repealing  10.1-1154 and 10.1-1155. (Patron-Abbitt, HB 2339 (Chapter 646))
Hunting fees; Board of Game and Inland Fisheries to increase or decrease for residents and nonresidents. Amending  29.1-103. (Patron-Lohr, HB 1981 (Chapter 35))
Hunting lands; establishes a policy no net loss of public lands on which hunting occurs. Amending  29.1-103. (Patron-Deeds, SB 882 (Chapter 906))
Hunting license fees; Board of Game and Inland Fisheries authority to revise nonresident license fees. Amending  29.1-103. (Patron-Shuler, HB 2018 (F))
Hunting on Sundays; allows hunting thereon. Amending  29.1-521. (Patron-Marshall, D.W., HB 1639 (F))
Hunting on Sundays; allows landowners and persons who have written permission of landowner. Amending  29.1-521. (Patron-Cole, HB 2303 (F))
Migratory Waterfowl Conservation Stamp; changes fiscal year thereof. Amending  29.1-339.2. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 2313 (Chapter 644))
Model firearms hunting ordinances; locality may adopt those developed by Board of Game and Inland Fisheries. Amending 29.1-528. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 2308 (Chapter 642))
Motorboats; sets maximum speed limit on Smith Mountain Lake. (Patron-Dudley, HB 1078 (CD); Dudley, HB 2373 (F))
Muzzle-loading rifle; removes authority of localities to adopt ordinances that permit use thereof. Amending  29.1-528. (Patron-Quayle, SB 950 (F))
National Forest Stamp; changes term thereof to one year from date of purchase. Amending  29.1-328. (Patron-Shuler, HB 2020 (Chapter 39))
Shotguns; eliminates certain requirements for hunting migratory game birds. Amending  29.1-519. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 2309 (Chapter 643))
Watercraft; maiming of another resulting from operating thereof while intoxicated. Amending  19.2-187.02; adding  18.2-51.5. (Patron-Bell, HB 2978 (Chapter 679); Norment, SB 1130 (Chapter 379))
Waterfowl blind licenses; allows for electronic transmission of applications therefor. Amending  29.1-348. (Patron-Shuler, HB 2019 (Chapter 38))
Wildlife Center; authorizes vehicles owned thereby to rescue or euthanize injured wildlife when requested by law-enforcement agency. Adding  46.2-920.2. (Patron-Landes, HB 3075 (Chapter 139))
2007 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, Resolutions and Documents - For additional information, please contact the House of Delegates Information and Public Relations Office, P. O. Box 406, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23218, telephone (804) 698-1500. Last updated 09/04/07