SENATE BILL NO. 559
Offered January 16, 2012
A BILL to amend and reenact § 10.1-1152 of the Code of
Virginia, relating to state forest special use permits.
Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:
1. That § 10.1-1152 of the Code of Virginia is amended
and reenacted as follows:
§ 10.1-1152. State Forester may require permits and fees.
A. The State Forester is authorized
with the approval of the Board, to require any person who
hunts, fishes, traps, rides mountain bikes, or rides horses on any of the lands described in
§ 10.1-1151 to obtain a special use permit. A special use permit to engage in
these activities on any such lands shall be issued for a fee , not to exceed $15 annually, as fixed by the State
Forester. Permits to trap on such lands may be issued in
combination with the hunting permits, or separately, at a fee not to exceed $15
annually for each such permit, to be fixed by the State Forester established by regulations promulgated by the
B. The State Forester is also authorized to enter into an
agreement with the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries under which the
Department of Game and Inland Fisheries will include permits required under
subsection A in its program for the sale of permits and licenses by the means
and to the extent authorized by § 29.1-327.
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