HB975: Wildlife carcass removal sites; Dept. of Transportation to collect & publish annually on its website


Offered January 12, 2022
Prefiled January 12, 2022
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 33.2-265.1, relating to Department of Transportation; data on wildlife carcass removal sites.
Patron-- Tran

Committee Referral Pending

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 33.2-265.1 as follows:

§ 33.2-265.1. Wildlife carcass removal sites.

The Department shall collect and publish annually by December 31 on its website the sites of wildlife carcass removals from interstate, primary, and secondary roads completed upon the direction of or pursuant to a contract with the Department or the Commonwealth. All state agencies shall provide relevant data to the Department, upon request.

2. That the provisions of this act shall become effective on July 1, 2023.