Aquaculture; sets guidelines for placement of temporary shellfish enclosures in state waters. (HB1855)

Introduced By

Del. Rob Wittman (R-Montross)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Aquaculture. Sets guidelines for the placement of temporary shellfish enclosures in state waters to ensure that enclosures may be easily located and removed if (i) a threat to navigation arises, (ii) the enclosure is idle, or (iii) the lease conditions are otherwise violated. Read the Bill »


02/19/2007: signed by governor


01/03/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 078215554
01/03/2007Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/15/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB1855)
01/18/2007Assigned ACNRsub: Chesapeake (Byron)
01/25/2007Committee substitute printed 070980554-H1
01/25/2007Read first time
01/26/2007Read second time
01/26/2007Committee substitute agreed to 070980554-H1
01/26/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1855H1
01/29/2007Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/29/2007VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2007Communicated to Senate
01/30/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/2007Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/06/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB1855H1)
02/06/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/06/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2007Read third time
02/07/2007Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
02/07/2007VOTE: (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1855ER)
02/12/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB1855ER)
02/12/2007Signed by Speaker
02/12/2007Signed by President
02/19/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 28 (effective 7/1/07)
03/13/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0028)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1333.