Fishing piers, commercial; regulation of net fishing in the vicinity. (HB258)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Stolle (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Commercial fishing piers; regulation of net fishing in the vicinity.  Authorizes the Marine Resources Commission to raise the minimum distance permitted for net fishing in the vicinity of a commercial fishing pier from 300 yards to as much as 1,000 yards and to promulgate other regulations. Amends § 28.2-302, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100879D
01/10/2012Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/18/2012Assigned ACNRsub: Chesapeake
01/19/2012Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/14/2012Left in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources


James Parkerson writes:

Congratulations you have made the right decision by killing this bill. All this bill did was try to put commercial fishermen out of work. Thank you!