Trapping; exempts trappers using body grip traps that are completely submerged. (SB83)

Introduced By

Sen. John Watkins (R-Midlothian)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Visiting traps; penalty. Authorizes the Director of the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries to allow government employees and persons holding a Commercial Nuisance Annual Permit to visit conibear-style traps once every 72 hours. However, private trappers would continue to be required to visit their conibear traps every day. Read the Bill »


03/24/2006: signed by governor


01/06/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 067211840
01/06/2006Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/16/2006Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with substitite (SB82"
01/16/2006Committee substitute printed 067246840-S1
01/17/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
01/17/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
01/18/2006Read second time
01/18/2006Reading of substitute waived
01/18/2006Committee substitute agreed to 067246840-S1
01/18/2006Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB83S1
01/19/2006Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
01/19/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
01/19/2006Communicated to House
01/20/2006Placed on Calendar
01/20/2006Read first time
01/20/2006Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/22/2006Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (22-Y 0-N)
02/23/2006Read second time
02/24/2006Passed by for the day
02/27/2006Read third time
02/27/2006Passed House (98-Y 2-N)
02/27/2006VOTE: PASSAGE (98-Y 2-N)
03/07/2006Signed by Speaker
03/08/2006Signed by President
03/24/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 215 (effective 7/1/06)
04/03/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0215)