SB906: Introduction of snakehead fish; penalty.


VIRGINIA ACTS OF ASSEMBLY -- CHAPTER
An Act to amend and reenact § 18.2-313.2 of the Code of Virginia, relating to the introduction of snakehead fish; penalty.
[S 906]
Approved

 

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That § 18.2-313.2 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§ 18.2-313.2. Introduction of snakehead fish or zebra mussel; penalty.

Any person who knowingly introduces into the Commonwealth state waters any snakehead fish of the family Channidae, or knowingly places or causes to be placed into state waters any zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) or the larvae thereof, without a permit from the Director of Game and Inland Fisheries issued pursuant to § 29.1-575 is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor.

SENATE BILL NO. 906

Offered January 11, 2017
Prefiled December 26, 2016
A BILL to amend and reenact § 18.2-313.2 of the Code of Virginia, relating to the introduction of snakehead fish; penalty.
Patron-- Surovell

Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That § 18.2-313.2 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§ 18.2-313.2. Introduction of snakehead fish or zebra mussel; penalty.

Any person who knowingly introduces into the Commonwealth state waters any snakehead fish of the family Channidae, or knowingly places or causes to be placed into state waters any zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) or the larvae thereof, without a permit from the Director of Game and Inland Fisheries issued pursuant to § 29.1-575 is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor.