Oysters; measurement standard. (HB2502)

Introduced By

Del. Albert Pollard (D-Lively)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Measurement standard for oysters.  Provides that oysters in the shell may be bought or sold by the measure of a one bushel container, the make and model of which has been approved by the Virginia Marine Resources Commission. Current law prohibits buying or selling oysters in the shell by any measure other than metallic circular tubs with specific statutory dimensions. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/21/2011Presented and ordered printed 11100893D
01/21/2011Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/26/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB2502)
01/26/2011Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2011Read first time
01/28/2011Read second time
01/28/2011Committee amendment agreed to
01/28/2011Engrossed by House as amended HB2502E
01/28/2011Printed as engrossed 11100893D-E
01/31/2011Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/31/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB2502E)
02/01/2011Constitutional reading dispensed
02/01/2011Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/14/2011Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2011Read third time
02/16/2011Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2011Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2502ER)
02/22/2011Signed by Speaker
02/23/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB2502ER)
02/23/2011Signed by President
03/26/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 627 (effective 7/1/11)
03/26/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0627)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 25 seconds.