Free fishing days; removes certain prohibition against fishing without license. (SB349)

Introduced By

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath)

Progress

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

Description

Free fishing days. Removes the prohibition against fishing without a license in waters stocked with trout by the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries or other public body on days designated by the Department as free fishing days. Amends § 29.1-301, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/11/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16100480D
01/11/2016Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/21/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB349)
01/21/2016Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2016Read second time and engrossed
01/27/2016Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2016Placed on Calendar
02/03/2016Read first time
02/03/2016Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/08/2016Assigned ACNR sub: Natural Resources
02/10/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/17/2016Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2016Read second time
02/19/2016Read third time
02/19/2016Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/19/2016VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2016Enrolled
02/22/2016Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB349ER)
02/22/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB349ER)
02/22/2016Signed by President
02/22/2016Signed by Speaker
02/22/2016Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/22/16
02/22/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 29, 2016
02/29/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 63 (effective 7/1/16)
02/29/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0063)