SB 820 Menhaden fishery; VMRC to adopt regulations for managing the Commonwealth's fishery.
John A. Cosgrove, Jr. | all patrons    ...    notes
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Summary as introduced:

Management of menhaden. Requires the Virginia Marine Resources Commission to adopt regulations to implement the Interstate 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. Several existing codified provisions relating to quotas, allocation of allowable landings, and administrative procedures are repealed and will be included in a regulatory framework for managing the fishery.

Full text:
11/07/16  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100639D  pdf | impact statement

Status:
11/07/16  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100639D
11/07/16  Senate: Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/19/17  Senate: Passed by indefinitely in Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (14-Y 1-N)