Marine Resources Commission; advisory committees. (HB1680)

Introduced By

Del. Rob Bloxom (R-Accomack)

Progress

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

Description

Marine Resources Commission; advisory committees. Establishes four advisory committees to make recommendations to the Marine Resources Commission on issues relating to the management of, respectively, crab, finfish, shellfish, and habitat. The bill also reorganizes two existing advisory boards that deal with commercial fishing and recreational fishing, respectively, and one existing advisory committee that deals with the Virginia Saltwater Sport Fishing Tournament. Each of the seven committees and boards is composed of nine members appointed by the Commissioner of Marine Resources, of whom one is an associate commissioner and eight are citizen members drawn from a list of nominees submitted by interested organizations. Finally, the bill adds two members to the Fishery Resource Grant Advisory Board, one of whom is an associate commissioner. The provisions of the bill establishing the four new committees expire on July 1, 2020. Amends § 28.2-207, § 28.2-208.1, § 28.2-246, § 28.2-302.4, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/06/2017Committee
01/06/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100869D
01/06/2017Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/12/2017Assigned ACNR sub: Chesapeake
01/16/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1680)
01/18/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 0-N)
01/25/2017Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2017Committee substitute printed 17104384D-H1
01/26/2017Read first time
01/26/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1680H1)
01/27/2017Read second time
01/27/2017Committee substitute agreed to 17104384D-H1
01/27/2017Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1680H1
01/30/2017Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/30/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/2017Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/02/2017Failed to report (defeated) in Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (6-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 22 seconds.

Transcript

This is a transcript of the video clips in which this bill is discussed.

THE GENTLEMAN FROM STANTON, MR. BELL. THANK YOU, MR. SPEAKER. I RISE FOR THE PURPOSE OF INTRODUCTION. THE GENTLEMAN HAS THE FLOOR. MR. SPEAKER AND LADIES AND GENTLEMEN OF THE HOUSE, TODAY VISITING WITH US IN THE GALLERY ARE SOME STUDENTS FROM MARY BALDWIN UNIVERSITY IN STANTON. WE HAVE STUDENTS MAJORING IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE, PSYCHOLOGY AND