Aquaculture opportunity zones; Marine Resources Commission establish for propagation of shellfish. (HB138)

Introduced By

Del. Albert Pollard (D-Lively)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Aquaculture opportunity zones.  Authorizes the Marine Resources Commission to establish aquaculture opportunity zones for the propagation of commercial shellfish. The Commission may set a single fee for the application and use of the zones. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/05/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101520D
01/05/2010Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/27/2010Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2010Committee substitute printed 10104621D-H1
01/28/2010Read first time
01/29/2010Read second time
01/29/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10104621D-H1
01/29/2010Amendment by Delegate Pollard agreed to
01/29/2010Engrossed by House - committee substitute with amendment HB138EH1
01/29/2010Printed as engrossed 10104621D-EH1
02/01/2010Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/01/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/2010Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/08/2010Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2010Read third time
02/10/2010Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB138EH1)
02/17/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB138ER)
02/17/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB138ER)
02/17/2010Signed by Speaker
02/18/2010Signed by President
03/01/2010Governor's recommendation received by House
03/02/2010Placed on Calendar
03/02/2010House concurred in Governor's recommendation (99-Y 0-N)
03/02/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2010Enacted, Chapter 27 (effective 7/1/09)
03/04/2010Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2010G Governor's recommendation adopted
03/04/2010Reenrolled bill text (HB138ER2)
03/04/2010Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
03/04/2010Signed by President as reenrolled
03/04/2010Enacted, Chapter 27 (effective 7/1/10)
03/04/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0027)
03/08/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 27 (effective 7/1/10)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.