Menhaden; cap on harvesting will be reduced 20 percent annually. (HB2369)

Introduced By

Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Cap on the taking of menhaden.  Provides that, beginning on January 1, 2012, the cap on the harvesting of menhaden will be reduced 20 percent annually until the harvesting of menhaden is prohibited. The bill would become effective on January 1, 2012. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/13/2011Committee
01/13/2011Presented and ordered printed 11100330D
01/13/2011Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/18/2011Assigned ACNRsub: #3 Chesapeake
01/21/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB2369)
02/08/2011Left in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources

Comments

Waldo J., tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

I know this seems mundane, but it's actually really interesting. See this Richmond Times-Dispatch story for more. I hope this bill passes.