Oyster tax; revenues to be deposited into Public Oyster Rocks Replenishment Fund. (HB652)

Introduced By

Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Oyster taxes. Requires oyster taxes be paid to the Virginia Marine Resources Commission. Currently, the Commission's Marine Patrol Officers collect the tax. The bill also directs that the oyster inspection tax be deposited in the Public Oyster Rocks Replenishment Fund. Read the Bill »


03/01/2006: enacted


01/10/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 067229118
01/10/2006Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/25/2006Reported from ACNR with substitute (22-Y 0-N)
01/25/2006Committee substitute printed 067261378-H1
01/26/2006Read first time
01/27/2006Passed by for the day
01/30/2006Read second time
01/30/2006Committee substitute rejected 067261378-H1
01/30/2006Floor substitute printed 067267378-H2 (Lewis)
01/30/2006Substitute by Delegate Lewis agreed to 067267378-H2
01/30/2006Engrossed by House - floor substitute HB652H2
01/31/2006Read third time and passed House (99-Y 0-N)
01/31/2006VOTE: PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
01/31/2006Communicated to Senate
02/01/2006Constitutional reading dispensed
02/01/2006Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/06/2006Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (14-Y 0-N)
02/07/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/07/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
02/08/2006Read third time
02/08/2006Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/08/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
02/15/2006Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB652ER)
02/15/2006Signed by Speaker
02/15/2006Signed by President
02/21/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB652ER)
02/24/2006Governor's recommendation received by House
02/24/2006Placed on Calendar
02/27/2006House concurred in Governor's recommendation (100-Y 0-N)
02/27/2006VOTE: ADOPTION (100-Y 0-N)
03/01/2006Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N)
03/01/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
03/01/2006G Governor's recommendation adopted
03/01/2006Reenrolled bill text (HB652ER2)
03/01/2006Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
03/01/2006Signed by President as reenrolled
03/01/2006Enacted, Chapter 33 (effective 7/1/06)
03/08/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB652ER2)
03/27/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0033)