Channel bass (red drum); repeals an obsolete section restricting taking of bass. (HB909)

Introduced By

Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Del. Margaret Ransone (R-Kinsale)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Possession of channel bass. Repeals an obsolete section restricting the taking of channel bass. The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission currently establishes the restrictions on the taking of channel bass (red drum). Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14101365D
01/08/2014Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/14/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB909)
01/15/2014Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/16/2014Read first time
01/17/2014Read second time and engrossed
01/20/2014Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
01/20/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
01/21/2014Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/23/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB909)
02/13/2014Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/18/2014Read third time
02/18/2014Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB909ER)
02/20/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB909ER)
02/20/2014Signed by Speaker
02/22/2014Signed by President
03/05/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 142 (effective 7/1/14)
03/05/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0142)