Model bow hunting; ordinances are to include times of day in which hunting can occur and limits. (HB488)

Introduced By

Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Model bow hunting ordinance; penalty.  Directs the Board of Game and Inland Fisheries to develop model ordinances for those counties and cities where the deer population is overabundant, resulting in conflicts between humans and deer. The ordinances are to include the times of day in which such hunting can occur and limits on how many deer can be killed. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101119D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/26/2010Assigned ACNRsub: #2 Natural Resources
01/27/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB488)
01/27/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
02/03/2010Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2010Committee substitute printed 10104792D-H1
02/04/2010Read first time
02/08/2010Read second time
02/08/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10104792D-H1
02/08/2010Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB488H1
02/09/2010Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/09/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/2010Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/22/2010Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2010Read third time
02/24/2010Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB488ER)
03/02/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB488H1)
03/02/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB488ER)
03/02/2010Signed by Speaker
03/03/2010Signed by President
04/11/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 512 (effective 7/1/10)
04/11/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0512)