Marine Resources Commission; member occupations. (HB1667)

Introduced By

Del. Rob Bloxom (R-Accomack)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Marine Resources Commission; member occupations. Specifies occupations for the eight members of the Marine Resources Commission other than the Commissioner. The bill provides that of the eight members, two shall be commercial fishermen, two shall be marine construction contractors, two shall be participants in the aquaculture industry, and two shall be recreational fishermen. Current law requires that, to the extent possible, the eight members represent all areas of interest in Virginia's marine resources and that at least one be a commercial fisherman and one be a representative of the sport fishing industry or a recreational fisherman. The bill contains technical amendments. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/17/2020Presented and ordered printed 20104364D
01/17/2020Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/20/2020Assigned ACNR sub: Chesapeake
01/24/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1667)
02/03/2020Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (5-Y 3-N)
02/11/2020Left in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources

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