Game and Inland Fisheries, Board of; duties thereof. (SB564)

Introduced By

Sen. Ken Stolle (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patrons Del. Ken Melvin (D-Portsmouth), and Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg)


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 HB 362. Read the Bill »


04/19/2006: enacted


01/11/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 061237134
01/11/2006Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/23/2006Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (15-Y 0-N)
01/24/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
01/24/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
01/25/2006Read second time and engrossed
01/26/2006Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
01/26/2006VOTE: (38-Y 0-N)
01/26/2006Communicated to House
02/13/2006Placed on Calendar
02/13/2006Read first time
02/15/2006Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with substitute (2SB564"
02/16/2006Read second time
02/17/2006Read third time
02/17/2006Committee substitute agreed to 067282820-H1
02/17/2006Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB564H1
02/17/2006Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/17/2006VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
02/21/2006House substitute agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/21/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
02/27/2006Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB564ER)
02/28/2006Signed by Speaker
03/01/2006Signed by President
03/03/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (SB564ER)
04/11/2006Governor's recommendation received by Senate
04/18/2006Placed on Calendar
04/19/2006Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (38-Y 0-N)
04/19/2006VOTE: (38-Y 0-N)
04/19/2006House concurred in Governor's recommendation (95-Y 1-N)
04/19/2006VOTE: ADOPTION (95-Y 1-N)
04/19/2006G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/19/2006Signed by President as reenrolled
04/19/2006Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/19/2006Enacted, Chapter 915 (effective 7/1/06)
04/19/2006Reenrolled bill text (SB564ER2)
04/19/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0915)