Menhaden fishery; VMRC to adopt regulations to implement Interstate Fishery Management Plan. (HB150)

Introduced By

Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach) with support from 16 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Glenn Davis (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Steve Heretick (D-Portsmouth), Del. Riley Ingram (R-Hopewell), Del. Jay Leftwich (R-Chesapeake), Del. Joe Lindsey (D-Norfolk), Del. Randy Minchew (R-Leesburg), Del. Jason Miyares (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Roxann Robinson (R-Chesterfield), Del. Chris Stolle (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Scott Taylor (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Ron Villanueva (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Lee Ware (R-Powhatan), Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake), Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach), Sen. Lionell Spruill (D-Chesapeake), Sen. Frank Wagner (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

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

Description

Management of menhaden. Requires the Virginia Marine Resources Commission to adopt regulations to implement the Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Atlantic Menhaden and authorizes the Commission to adopt regulations for managing the Commonwealth's menhaden fishery. The bill also requires that any moratorium on the fishery be subject to legislative review. Several sections dealing with quotas, allocation of allowable landings, and administrative procedures are repealed and will be included in a regulatory framework for managing the fishery. Amends § 2.2-4002, § 2.2-4103, § 28.2-201, § 28.2-409, § 28.2-410, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/22/2015Committee
12/22/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101165D
12/22/2015Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/11/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB150)
01/13/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee Chesapeake
01/13/2016Assigned ACNR sub: Subcommittee Chesapeake
01/13/2016Assigned ACNR sub:
01/28/2016Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/16/2016Left in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources