Game and Inland Fisheries, Board of; duties thereof. (HB362)

Introduced By

Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge) with support from 13 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal), Del. Tom Gear (R-Hampton), Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock), Del. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk), Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City), Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave), Del. Harvey Morgan (R-Gloucester), Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond), Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville), Del. Chris Saxman (R-Staunton), Del. Terrie Suit (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Rob Wittman (R-Montross), Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Composition of Board of Game and Inland Fisheries. Requires the Board of Game and Inland Fisheries to develop a Governance Manual that sets forth rules and procedures for the conduct of the Board's business. The bill also (i) delineates the duties of the chairman of the Board, (ii) requires the Board to ensure that the Auditor of Public Accounts, or any agent of the Auditor, conducts an annual audit of the accounts and transactions of the Board, and (iii) requires the Board to elect a new chairman and vice-chairman each year. The Director of the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries will be subject to confirmation and reconfirmation by the General Assembly every four years. This bill is identical to SB 564. Read the Bill »


03/07/2006: enacted


01/06/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 060015380
01/06/2006Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/17/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB362)
01/18/2006Assigned to General Laws sub-committee: #4 Prof./Occup./Admin. (Cosgrove)
01/26/2006Referred from General Laws
01/26/2006Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/01/2006Reported from ACNR with substitute (22-Y 0-N)
02/01/2006Committee substitute printed 067258380-H1
02/02/2006Read first time
02/03/2006Read second time
02/03/2006Committee substitute agreed to 067258380-H1
02/03/2006Amendment by Delegate Lingamfelter agreed to
02/03/2006Engrossed by House - committee substitute with amendment HB362EH1
02/03/2006Printed as engrossed 067258380-EH1
02/06/2006Read third time and passed House (99-Y 0-N)
02/06/2006VOTE: PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
02/06/2006Communicated to Senate
02/07/2006Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2006Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/08/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB362EH1)
02/13/2006Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (14-Y 0-N)
02/14/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/14/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
02/15/2006Read third time
02/15/2006Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
02/15/2006VOTE: (38-Y 0-N)
02/20/2006Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB362ER)
02/21/2006Signed by Speaker
02/22/2006Signed by President
02/23/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB362ER)
03/02/2006Governor's recommendation received by House
03/02/2006Placed on Calendar
03/03/2006House concurred in Governor's recommendation (98-Y 1-N)
03/03/2006VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 1-N)
03/07/2006Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N)
03/07/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
03/07/2006G Governor's recommendation adopted
03/07/2006Reenrolled bill text (HB362ER2)
03/07/2006Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
03/07/2006Signed by President as reenrolled
03/07/2006Enacted, Chapter 69 (effective 7/1/06)
03/13/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB362ER2)
03/28/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0069)