HB 1680 Marine Resources Commission; advisory committees.
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Summary as passed House: (all summaries)

Marine Resources Commission; advisory committees. Establishes four advisory committees to make recommendations to the Marine Resources Commission on issues relating to the management of, respectively, crab, finfish, shellfish, and habitat. The bill also alters two existing advisory boards that deal with commercial fishing and recreational fishing, respectively, one existing advisory committee that deals with the Virginia Saltwater Sport Fishing Tournament, and one existing board that advises on the awarding of fishery resource grants. The bill provides that once appointed, no member of any of the seven committees and boards shall be removed except for malfeasance, misfeasance, incompetence, or gross neglect of duty. The provisions of the bill establishing the four new committees expire on July 1, 2020.

Full text:
01/06/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100869D  pdf | impact statement
01/25/17  House: Committee substitute printed 17104384D-H1  pdf | impact statement

Status:
01/06/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100869D
01/06/17  House: Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/12/17  House: Assigned ACNR sub: Chesapeake
01/18/17  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 0-N)
01/25/17  House: Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with substitute (22-Y 0-N)
01/25/17  House: Committee substitute printed 17104384D-H1
01/26/17  House: Read first time
01/27/17  House: Read second time
01/27/17  House: Committee substitute agreed to 17104384D-H1
01/27/17  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1680H1
01/30/17  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/30/17  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
01/31/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/02/17  Senate: Failed to report (defeated) in Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (6-Y 8-N)