Management of menhaden. (HB1577)

Introduced By

Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patrons Del. Lee Ware (R-Powhatan), and 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 Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission 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. The bill repeals several Code sections relating to quotas, allocation of allowable landings, and administrative procedures that 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
01/02/2017Committee
01/02/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101083D
01/02/2017Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/12/2017Assigned ACNR sub: Chesapeake
01/16/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1577)
01/19/2017Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/07/2017Left in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources