Forester title; educational criteria. (HB2341)

Introduced By

Del. James Edmunds (R-South Boston)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Forester title. Authorizes a person who has met the educational criteria for Certified Forester, as reviewed and officially recognized in writing by the Society of American Foresters (the Society), to use the title of "forester" in connection with any practice of forestry. Current law limits such use of the title to a person who holds a baccalaureate or higher degree from an institution of higher education, having completed a degree program that is accredited by the Society and meets the Society's minimum education criteria in certain fields of study. The bill contains technical amendments. Amends § 10.1-1181.9, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


01/16/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101882D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/16/2019Assigned ACNR sub: Subcommittee #2

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