SB 550 Oyster beds; adjustment of boundaries on Eastern Shore.
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Summary as introduced:
Public oyster beds on the seaside of the Eastern Shore; adjustment of boundaries.  Instructs the Virginia Marine Resources Commission to adjust the boundaries of the public oyster beds on the seaside of the Eastern Shore using the Baylor survey as a basis. The bill requires the Commission to make its procedures public and sets out the criteria that the Commission must address as it considers any adjustment to the boundaries of the public shellfish beds encompassed within the bill. The bill also instructs the Commission to include or exclude certain bottomlands from the adjusted boundaries and provides considerations for leasing of state-owned bottomlands.

Full text:
01/16/12  Senate: Presented and ordered printed 12102617D  pdf | impact statement
01/31/12  Senate: Printed as engrossed 12102617D-E  pdf | impact statement

Amendments:
Senate amendments

Status:
01/16/12  Senate: Presented and ordered printed 12102617D
01/16/12  Senate: Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/26/12  Senate: Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (15-Y 0-N)
01/30/12  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 1-N)
01/31/12  Senate: Read second time
01/31/12  Senate: Reading of amendments waived
01/31/12  Senate: Amendments by Senator Northam agreed to
01/31/12  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended SB550E
01/31/12  Senate: Printed as engrossed 12102617D-E
02/01/12  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/13/12  House: Placed on Calendar
02/13/12  House: Read first time
02/13/12  House: Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/20/12  House: Assigned ACNRsub: Chesapeake
02/22/12  House: Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2013 (5-Y 2-N)
02/29/12  House: Continued to 2013 in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources by voice vote