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GAME, INLAND FISHERIES, AND BOATING

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over to 2009 Session


Alcoholic beverage control; canal boat operator license created. Amending  4.1-100, 4.1-206, 4.1-231, and 4.1-233. (Patron-Loupassi, HB 1502 (Chapter 198))
Apprentice hunting license; Department of Game and Inland Fisheries to issue. Amending  29.1-300.1; adding  29.1-300.4. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1175 (Chapter 18); Stolle, SB 617 (Chapter 416))
Bear hunting; clarifies time of day during hound training season. Amending  29.1-520. (Patron-Lohr, HB 886 (Chapter 31))
Bears; Director of Department of Game and Inland Fisheries to employ non-lethal control measures to control those damaging property. Amending  29.1-529. (Patron-Saxman, HB 1482 (Chapter 260))
Deer; Department of Game and Inland Fisheries to allow killing thereof over bait in counties with special late anterless season. Amending  29.1-529. (Patron-Hugo, HB 1016 (Chapter 17))
Fishing license; exemptions for persons assisting disabled persons. Amending  29.1-301. (Patron-Hurt, SB 552 (Chapter 279))
Fishing permit, special; issued to patients from veterans or military hospitals. Amending  29.1-312. (Patron-Cox, HB 319 (Chapter 11))
Game and Inland Fisheries, Board of; Board and Department provide better communication and opportunities for public participation when proposing or changing regulations. (Patron-Saxman, HJR 231 (P))
Game and Inland Fisheries, Board of; membership. Amending 2.2-107 and 29.1-102. (Patron-Ware, R.L., HB 1352 (F))
Game and Inland Fisheries, Department of; confirming appointment of Director. (Patron-Howell, SJR 182 (P))
Game and Inland Fisheries, Department of; disclosure of official records. Adding  29.1-113.1. (Patron-Sickles, HB 1088 (F))
Game and Inland Fisheries, Department of; duties of Director, report. Amending  29.1-109. (Patron-Cline, HB 1361 (F))
Hunting; hunter or any person who accompanies to wear blaze orange clothing during any firearms deer season. Amending  29.1-530.1. (Patron-Johnson, HB 872 (F))
Hunting; persons with bow and arrow or crossbow may hunt on Sundays. Amending  29.1-521. (Patron-Nichols, HB 1456 (F))
Hunting on Sunday; allows hunting thereon. Amending  29.1-521. (Patron-Wagner, SB 524 (F))
Personal flotation devices; requirements for children. Amending 29.1-700; adding  29.1-736.1. (Patron-Poisson, HB 1250 (F))
Submerged traps; Board may adopt regulations for trappers to visit less frequently under specified conditions. Amending 29.1-521. (Patron-Ware, R.L., HB 115 (Chapter 161))
Trap identification; permits hunters to attach an identification number to traps. Amending  29.1-521. (Patron-Ware, R.L., HB 114 (Chapter 160))
Turkeys; localities to prohibit hunting with rifle. Adding 29.1-528.1. (Patron-Watkins, SB 365 (F))
Urban archery season; Board of Game and Inland Fisheries may incorporate regulations that are consistent with daily hunting provisions. Adding  29.1-513.1. (Patron-Stolle, SB 708 (F))
Water safety enforcement; Department of Game and Inland Fisheries to provide an enhanced enforcement effort on Smith Mountain Lake during summer months. Amending  29.1-739.2. (Patron-Newman, SB 765 (Chapter 535))
2008 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, and Resolutions - 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 12/19/08