HB 252 Menhaden fishery; Marine Resources Commission may adopt regulations governing.
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Summary as introduced:
Regulation of the fishing of menhaden. Directs the Virginia Marine Resources Commission to adopt regulations to implement the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Fishery Management Plan for Atlantic Menhaden. The bill stipulates that no regulation can impose limits on the fishing of menhaden that are more restrictive than the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Fishery Management Plan for Atlantic Menhaden. The bill also requires that any moratorium on the fishery be subject to legislative review and repeals the Governorís authority to implement menhaden management measures by proclamation.

Full text:
01/04/06  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 064160276  pdf | impact statement

Status:
01/04/06  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 064160276
01/04/06  House: Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/15/06  House: Left in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources