Menhaden; limits on amount harvested annually. (SB84)

Introduced By

Sen. John Watkins (R-Midlothian)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Harvest quota on menhaden. Limits to 105,783 metric tons the amount of menhaden that can be harvested annually in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries from 2006 through 2010. This limit is in accordance with the cap placed on the fishery by the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission in its Atlantic Menhaden Fishery Management Plan. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/06/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 067226840
01/06/2006Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/20/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (SB84)
02/13/2006Stricken at request of Patron in Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resource" SB85"

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB749.