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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation And Natural Resources
Agency 15. Department of Wildlife Resources
Chapter 270. Game: Firearms

4VAC15-270-20. Rifles prohibited in hunting bear and deer in certain counties and cities.

Except as otherwise provided in 4VAC15-270-30 of this chapter or by local ordinance, it shall be unlawful to use a rifle of any caliber for the hunting of bear and deer in the counties of Chesterfield, Isle of Wight, New Kent, Southampton and Sussex and in the City of Chesapeake ; however, nothing in this section shall prohibit the use of muzzleloading guns, as described in 4VAC15-90-80 F, for hunting deer during the late special muzzleloading deer season in the City of Chesapeake.

Statutory Authority

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

Historical Notes

Derived from VR325-02-25 § 2, eff. October 1, 1987; amended, Virginia Register Volume 9, Issue 22, eff. August 26, 1993; Volume 17, Issue 19, eff. July 4, 2001; Volume 25, Issue 25, eff. August 1, 2009.

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