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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation And Natural Resources
Agency 15. Department of Wildlife Resources
Chapter 290. Game: Permits

4VAC15-290-140. Possession and display of a harvest information program authorization to hunt migratory game birds.

Every person, whether licensed or exempt from being licensed, (i) must be registered with the Virginia Harvest Information Program (HIP) to hunt migratory game birds, including waterfowl, doves, woodcock, snipe, rails, gallinules, moorhens, and coots; (ii) must carry the HIP authorization on his person when hunting; and (iii) shall present it immediately upon demand of any officer whose duty it is to enforce the game and inland fish laws. The penalty for violation of this section is prescribed by § 29.1-505 of the Code of Virginia.

Statutory Authority

§§ 29.2-103 and 29.1-501 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR325-02-27 § 16, eff. January 1, 1995; amended, Virginia Register Volume 14, Issue 16, eff. July 1, 1998; Volume 17, Issue 19, eff. July 4, 2001; Volume 33, Issue 23, eff. August 1, 2017.

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