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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

4VAC15-260-140. Nontoxic shot requirement for hunting of certain migratory game birds.

It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take ducks, geese, brant, swans, coots, mergansers, rails, snipe, gallinules or moorhens while possessing shotshells loaded with shot other than steel, bismuth-tin, tungsten-iron or other nontoxic shot approved for such use by the director of the department, if such shot is permissible under federal migratory waterfowl regulations.

Statutory Authority

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

Historical Notes

Derived from VR325-02-24 § 18, Virginia Register Volume 3, Issue 12, eff. July 1, 1991; amended, Virginia Register Volume 11, Issue 4, eff. December 14, 1994; Volume 14, Issue 5, eff. October 24, 1997; Volume 14, Issue 24, eff. September 1, 1998; Volume 24, Issue 24, eff. July 8, 2008.

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