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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation and Natural Resources
Agency 20. Marine Resources Commission
Chapter 100. Pertaining to the Taking of Clams on Seaside of Eastern Shore
9/22/2020

4VAC20-100-20. Hydraulic Method Prohibited.

It shall be unlawful for any person to dig, take, catch or harvest hard clams from the subaqueous soil owned by the Commonwealth of Virginia on the seaside of Accomack and Northampton Counties by hydraulic methods, or by the operation of a motor boat in such a manner that the hard clams are dug, or washed, from the bottom by the action of the propeller of such motor boat; but this chapter shall not apply to privately-owned oyster leases.

Statutory Authority

§ 28.2-201 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR450-01-0013 § 2, Volume 11, Issue 25, eff. August 3, 1995.

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