Oyster leases; moratorium. (HB640)

Introduced By

Del. Jason Miyares (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Sen. Frank Wagner (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

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

Description

Moratorium on oyster leases. Directs the Commissioner of the Marine Resources Commission to place a six-month moratorium on oyster leases in Broad Bay and Linkhorn Bay in Virginia Beach. During this period the Commission is directed to notify all riparian landowners in these areas of their right to lease oyster grounds in the waters abutting their property. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/11/2016Committee
01/11/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16103149D
01/11/2016Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/14/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee Chesapeake
01/14/2016Assigned ACNR sub: Subcommittee Chesapeake
01/14/2016Assigned ACNR sub:
01/14/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB640)
01/28/2016Subcommittee recommends striking from docket
02/16/2016Left in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources