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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation And Natural Resources
Agency 15. Department of Wildlife Resources
Chapter 260. Game: Waterfowl and Waterfowl Blinds

4VAC15-260-10. "Floating blind" and "stationary blind" defined.

"Floating blind" means a floating device, whether in motion or anchored, that can be occupied by and conceal one or more hunters, uses a means of concealment other than the device's paint or coloration, and is used in the public waters for the purpose of hunting and shooting waterfowl.

"Stationary blind" means a structure erected at a fixed location either on the shores of the public waters or in the public waters for the purpose of hunting and shooting waterfowl. A stationary blind shall be (i) of such size and strength that it can be occupied by and conceal one or more hunters or (ii) large enough to accommodate and conceal a boat or skiff from which one or more hunters intend to hunt or shoot waterfowl.

All such devices and structures shall come within the provisions of the laws for hunting waterfowl, which require that blinds be licensed.

Statutory Authority

§§ 29.1-501 and 29.1-502 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR325-02-24 § 1; amended, Virginia Register Volume 11, Issue 4, eff. December 14, 1994; Volume 20, Issue 25, eff. July 28, 2004.

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