An Act to amend and reenact § 29.1-302 of the Code of
Virginia, relating to special license for disabled veterans to hunt and fish.
Approved March 23, 2012
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:
1. That § 29.1-302 of the Code of Virginia is
amended and reenacted as follows:
§ 29.1-302. Special license for certain resident disabled
Any resident veteran who
has a permanent and total
service-connected disability is totally and permanently disabled due to
a service-connected disability as certified by the Veterans'
Administration, upon certification and payment of a five-dollar fee, U.S.
Department of Veterans Affairs may apply for and receive at no cost
from the Department a nontransferable license pursuant to 4 VAC 15-20-65,
valid for life, permitting the veteran to hunt and freshwater fish,
or to hunt only or to freshwater fish only, depending on which license is
purchased, on any property in the Commonwealth according to restrictions
and regulations of law. However, this license shall not entitle the owner to
fish in designated waters stocked with trout by the Department or other public
body. The Board may subsequently revise the cost of the fee pursuant to § 29.1-103.
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