Saltwater recreational fishing license; exceptions, commercial license holder. (HB2661)

Introduced By

Del. Margaret Ransone (R-Kinsale)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Saltwater recreational fishing license; exceptions; commercial license holder. Exempts from the requirements of obtaining a saltwater recreational fishing license a holder of a commercial fishing license and one immediate family member who is accompanying the commercial licensee. The bill prohibits any person fishing pursuant to the exception from fishing on board a vessel that contains gear that is required to be licensed by the Virginia Marine Resources Commission. Amends § 28.2-302.5, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2019Presented and ordered printed 19104287D
01/11/2019Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/16/2019Assigned ACNR sub: Subcommittee #2
01/22/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2661)
01/23/2019Subcommittee recommends striking from docket (9-Y 0-N)
02/05/2019Left in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources

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