Nonresident youth fishing license; exemption. (HB1151)

Introduced By

Del. Wendy Gooditis (D-Clarke) with support from co-patron Del. Chris Hurst (D-Blacksburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Nonresident youth fishing license; exemption. Authorizes a nonresident under age 16 to fish without a fishing license when accompanied by a person possessing a valid license to fish in Virginia and allows such nonresident to fish for trout without a license in designated waters. Current law allows a nonresident under age 12 to fish without a license but requires a license for such nonresident when fishing for trout in designated waters. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101521D
01/10/2018Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/23/2018Assigned ACNR sub: Subcommittee #2
01/24/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 2-N)
01/24/2018Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/30/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB1151)
01/31/2018Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (20-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2018Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/01/2018Assigned App. sub: Commerce, Agriculture, Natural Resources & Technology
02/07/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/09/2018Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2018Read first time
02/12/2018Read second time and engrossed
02/13/2018Read third time and passed House (96-Y 3-N)
02/13/2018VOTE: PASSAGE (96-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/14/2018Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/22/2018Rereferred from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2018Rereferred to Finance
02/27/2018Reported from Finance (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2018Read third time
02/28/2018Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1151ER)
03/01/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB1151ER)
03/01/2018Signed by Speaker
03/03/2018Signed by President
03/07/2018Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 7, 2018
03/07/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/29/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 507 (effective 7/1/18)
03/29/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0507)