Haul seine nets; required to be anchored at one end to shore and other end mechanically drawn. (HB196)

Introduced By

Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac)

Progress

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

Description

Haul seine nets.  Requires a haul seine net that is longer than 1,000 yards and is anchored at one end to the shore and the other end mechanically drawn, without the aid of a boat or vessel, to have up to 400 feet of two and one-half inch mesh. Amends § 28.2-305, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/09/2012Committee
01/09/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12103051D
01/09/2012Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/18/2012Assigned ACNRsub: Chesapeake
01/19/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
01/23/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB196)
01/25/2012Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2012Read first time
01/27/2012Read second time and engrossed
01/30/2012Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/30/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/2012Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/16/2012Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2012Read third time
02/21/2012Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2012Enrolled
02/24/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB196ER)
02/24/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB196ER)
02/24/2012Signed by Speaker
02/27/2012Signed by President
03/13/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 228 (effective 7/1/12)
03/13/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0228)

Video

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 45 seconds.