Menhaden fishery; management. (SB1464)

Introduced By

Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac) with support from co-patron Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland)

Progress

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

Description

Management of the menhaden fishery. Authorizes the Governor to implement by proclamation a revised quota for menhaden landings if the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission acts to increase the total allowable landings during a specific time period and removes a general set of proclamation requirements. The bill also removes the July 1, 2016, sunset date for management of the menhaden fishery and includes an emergency clause. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
02/16/2015Introduced at the request of Governor
02/16/2015Presented and ordered printed with emergency clause 15105035D
02/16/2015Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/16/2015Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2015Read first time
02/18/2015Read second time and engrossed
02/19/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB1464)
02/19/2015Read third time and passed Senate (33-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2015Placed on Calendar
02/23/2015Read first time
02/23/2015Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/23/2015Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (16-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2015Read second time
02/25/2015Passed by temporarily
02/25/2015Read third time
02/25/2015Pending question ordered
02/25/2015Passed House (80-Y 18-N)
02/25/2015VOTE: PASSAGE EMERGENCY (80-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2015Reconsideration of House passage agreed to by House
02/25/2015Passed House (82-Y 12-N 1-A)
02/25/2015VOTE: PASSAGE EMERGENCY #2 (82-Y 12-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
03/06/2015Enrolled
03/06/2015Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1464ER)
03/06/2015Signed by Speaker
03/07/2015Signed by President
03/10/2015Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 3/10/15
03/10/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/17/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB1464ER)
03/23/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 493 (effective 3/23/15)
03/23/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0493)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 9 minutes.