Menhaden; management of the fishery. (HB448)

Introduced By

Del. Nancy Guy (D-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patrons Del. Martha Mugler (D-Hampton, and Del. Lee Ware (R-Powhatan)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Management of the menhaden fishery. Requires the Virginia Marine Resources Commission to adopt regulations necessary to manage Atlantic menhaden, including those necessary to comply with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Atlantic Menhaden. The bill repeals several Code sections relating to quotas, allocation of allowable landings, and administrative procedures that will be included in a regulatory framework for managing the fishery. Read the Bill »


01/29/2020: Incorporated into Another Bill


01/03/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102787D
01/03/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/16/2020Referred from General Laws
01/16/2020Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/17/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB448)
01/29/2020Incorporated by Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (HB1448-Plum)

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