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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

4VAC15-260-120. Special sea duck season area.

Whenever federal migratory waterfowl regulations permit a special season for taking scoter, eider and long-tailed (formerly old-squaw) ducks within an area designated as a special sea duck hunting area under regulations adopted by the board, such special sea duck hunting area shall be designated and delineated as follows:

Those waters at a distance greater than 800 yards from any shore, island or emergent vegetation in the following area: The ocean waters of Virginia, the tidal waters of Northampton and Accomack counties, and the Chesapeake Bay and each of its tributaries up to the first highway bridge. Back Bay and its tributaries are not included in the special sea duck hunting area.

Statutory Authority

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

Historical Notes

Derived from VR325-02-24 § 14, eff. July 1, 1973; amended, Virginia Register Volume 11, Issue 4, eff. December 14, 1994; Volume 19, Issue 19, eff. July 1, 2003.

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