HB 1577 Management of menhaden.
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Summary as introduced:
Management of menhaden. Requires the Virginia Marine Resources Commission to adopt regulations to implement the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Fishery Management Plan for Atlantic Menhaden and authorizes the Commission to adopt regulations for managing the Commonwealth's menhaden fishery. The bill also requires that any moratorium on the fishery be subject to legislative review. The bill repeals several Code sections relating to quotas, allocation of allowable landings, and administrative procedures that will be included in a regulatory framework for managing the fishery.

Full text:
01/02/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101083D  pdf | impact statement

Status:
01/02/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101083D
01/02/17  House: Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/12/17  House: Assigned ACNR sub: Chesapeake
01/19/17  House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
02/07/17  House: Left in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources