Duck blinds; damaged stationary blinds in Virginia Beach, notification to DGIF. (HB136)

Introduced By

Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

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

Description

Damaged duck blinds in Virginia Beach. Requires a person who holds a duck blind license for a stationary blind located in the City of Virginia Beach to immediately notify the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (the Department)when his blind has been abandoned, is in a state of disrepair, or does not meet the duck blind standards. The bill provides that any owner of such blind who fails to place a PVC pipe marker with reflecting tape into the water six feet above mean low water at the site of the blind (i) within 48 hours of discovery of the condition of the blind or (ii) within 48 hours of notification by the Department of the marking requirement is subject to a civil penalty of up to $100 a day. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
12/18/2015Committee
12/18/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101150D
12/18/2015Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/13/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee Natural Resources
01/13/2016Assigned ACNR sub: Subcommittee Natural Resources
01/13/2016Assigned ACNR sub:
01/14/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB136)
01/20/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (9-Y 0-N)
01/27/2016Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2016Read first time
01/29/2016Read second time
01/29/2016Committee amendments agreed to
01/29/2016Engrossed by House as amended HB136E
01/29/2016Printed as engrossed 16101150D-E
01/29/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB136E)
02/01/2016Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/01/2016VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/2016Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/25/2016Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with amendments (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2016Read third time
03/01/2016Reading of amendments waived
03/01/2016Committee amendments agreed to
03/01/2016Engrossed by Senate as amended
03/01/2016Passed Senate with amendments (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2016Placed on Calendar
03/03/2016Senate amendments agreed to by House (96-Y 0-N)
03/03/2016VOTE: ADOPTION (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2016Enrolled
03/04/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB136ER)
03/04/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB136ER)
03/04/2016Signed by Speaker
03/07/2016Signed by President
03/08/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, April 11, 2016
03/08/2016Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/8/2016
03/08/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016
03/11/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 378 (effective 7/1/16)
03/11/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0378)
03/11/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text reprinted (CHAP0378)