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GAME, INLAND FISHERIES, AND BOATING

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation (C) Carried over to 2011 Session


Antique motorboats; establishes a special one-time $100 registration fee. Amending  29.1-700 and 29.1-702; adding 29.1-702.01. (Patron-Poindexter, HB 802 (F))
Bear, deer, and wildlife kill permits; utilize bear, deer, and wildlife only for human consumption. Amending  29.1-529. (Patron-Lohr, HB 399 (Chapter 5))
Boating safety education course; exempts person from taking if have in past possessed valid operator’s license issued by U.S. Coast Guard. Amending  29.1-735.2. (Patron-Carrico, HB 74 (F))
Driving under influence of alcohol; expands driving under influence crimes for which an officer may arrest person without warrant to include persons driving watercraft. Amending  19.2-74 and 19.2-81. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 688 (C))
Driving under influence of alcohol, arrestee; allows a law-enforcement officer to arrest someone for DUI on suspended license and to transfer custody to another officer who may obtain warrant based on statements of arresting officer. Amending  19.2-81. (Patron-Iaquinto, HB 1254 (I) See HB770)
Endangered and threatened species; Board of Game and Inland Fisheries to adopt regulations. Amending  29.1-563 and 29.1-568. (Patron-Ticer, SB 575 (F))
Fishing license; exempts active duty military personnel who are residents. Amending  29.1-301. (Patron-Watkins, SB 243 (Chapter 345))
Fishing license; state residents to fish and to harvest trout in interstate waters of South Holston Reservoir. Amending 29.1-310. (Patron-Johnson, HB 801 (Chapter 6))
Fishing license, special; Department of Game and Inland Fisheries to issue free licenses to disabled active duty military personnel. Adding  29.1-302.01. (Patron-Cox, M.K., HB 128 (Chapter 822))
Flying fields and landing areas; exempts owners of those privately owned used for operating aircraft or ultralight vehicles from any duty of care. Amending  29.1-509. (Patron-Stuart, SB 40 (F))
Game and Inland Fisheries, Board of; expands authority to adopt regulations on feeding any game, game animals, or fur-bearing animals. Amending  29.1-501. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 487 (Chapter 184))
Harvell Dam; exempts part of Appomattox River located in City of Petersburg from fish passageway requirements. Amending 29.1-532. (Patron-Dance, HB 795 (C))
Harvester’s license; prohibits Commission from issuing a nonresident license or permit to a resident of a coastal state that does not offer a comparable license for residents of State. Amending  28.2-227. (Patron-Lewis, HB 1291 (Chapter 12))
Harvester’s license or permit; prohibits Commission from issuing a nonresident license to a resident of a coastal state that does not offer a comparable license for residents of State. Amending  28.2-227. (Patron-Northam, SB 192 (Chapter 144))
Hunters for the Hungry; Department of Game and Inland Fisheries to include in application form for hunting license language allowing donation for at least $2. Amending  29.1-330. (Patron-Pollard, HB 131 (Chapter 3))
Hunting and fishing licenses; allows any active member of military to obtain. Amending  29.1-321. (Patron-Hurt, SB 500 (F))
Hunting and fishing licenses; establishes infant lifetime licenses for residents and nonresidents who are younger than two years of age. Amending  29.1-302.1. (Patron-Deeds, SB 289 (Chapter 251))
Hunting license; Department of Game and Inland Fisheries to issue at no cost to state residents who are on active military service. Adding  29.1-302.01. (Patron-Marshall, D.W., HB 544 (F))
Hunting license; establishes a special lifetime license for permanently disabled persons to hunt in all counties and cities. Adding  29.1-302.1:1. (Patron-Phillips, HB 1181 (F))
Hunting, trapping, and fishing; courts may revoke licenses and privileges upon conviction of violations of laws and regulations. Amending  18.2-56.1, 18.2-135, 29.1-338, 29.1-521.2, 29.1-523, 29.1-523.1, 29.1-525, 29.1-525.1, and 29.1-530.3. (Patron-Shuler, HB 373 (Chapter 183))
Impeding hunting; Class 3 misdemeanor for person to knowingly facilitate or attempt to cause a violation by putting out bait or salt in a place used by hunters. Amending  29.1-521.1. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 486 (Chapter 626))
Marinas; regulation, establishment of Marina Fund. Amending 32.1-246; adding  32.1-246.01. (Patron-Dance, HB 287 (F))
Model bow hunting; ordinances are to include times of day in which such hunting can occur and limits on how many deer that can be taken. Adding  29.1-528.1. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 488 (Chapter 512))
Motorboat; a locality may, by ordinance, impose annual registration fee. Adding  29.1-711.1. (Patron-Locke, SB 217 (F))
Personal flotation devices; requires children 12 and under to wear. Amending  29.1-700; adding  29.1-736.1. (Patron-Pogge, HB 168 (F); Quayle, SB 93 (F))
Railroad rights-of-way; passage permitted for access to lands being used for recreational purposes without easement holder owing a duty of care to user. Amending  29.1-509. (Patron-Edwards, SB 546 (Chapter 43))
Shed antlers; allows a person to possess. Amending  29.1-521. (Patron-Edmunds, HB 1283 (Chapter 10))
Special species fishing license; established. Adding  28.2-204.2 and 29.1-318.1. (Patron-Pollard, HB 1029 (F))
Trapping of rabbits; a person can use a box trap to transport it for release onto another property in State. Amending  29.1-521. (Patron-Cole, HB 578 (F))
Waterfowl blinds; shifts times to obtain licenses to earlier in year. Amending  29.1-344 and 29.1-345. (Patron-Pollard, HB 1218 (Chapter 9))
2010 Session 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 06/16/10