Submerged traps; Board may adopt regulations for trappers to visit less under specified conditions. (HB115)

Introduced By

Del. Lee Ware (R-Powhatan)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Hunting; submerged traps. Authorizes the Director of the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries to allow licensed trappers to visit completely submerged, conibear-style, body-gripping traps every 72 hours, instead of every 24 hours. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/17/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 088031780
12/17/2007Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/14/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB115)
01/23/2008Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2008Read first time
01/25/2008Read second time
01/25/2008Committee amendments agreed to
01/25/2008Engrossed by House as amended HB115E
01/25/2008Printed as engrossed 088031780-E
01/28/2008Read third time and passed House (96-Y 2-N)
01/28/2008VOTE: --- PASSAGE (96-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2008Communicated to Senate
01/29/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
01/29/2008Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/31/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB115E)
02/18/2008Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (15-Y 0-N)
02/19/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2008Read third time
02/20/2008Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB115ER)
02/22/2008Signed by Speaker
02/25/2008Signed by President
02/26/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB115ER)
03/03/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 160 (effective 7/1/08)
03/03/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 161 (effective 7/1/08)
03/05/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0161)