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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation And Natural Resources
Agency 20. Marine Resources Commission
Chapter 1140. Prohibition of Crab Dredging in Virginia Waters

4VAC20-1140-20. Crab dredging prohibited.

In accordance with the provisions of § 28.2-707 of the Code of Virginia, the crab dredging season of December 1, 2023, through March 31, 2024, is closed, and it shall be unlawful to use a dredge for catching crabs from the waters of the Commonwealth during that season.

Statutory Authority

§ 28.2-201 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 24, Issue 19, eff. April 30, 2008; amended, Virginia Register Volume 25, Issue 21, eff. June 1, 2009; Volume 26, Issue 21, eff. June 1, 2010; Volume 28, Issue 3, eff. October 1, 2011; Volume 29, Issue 8, eff. November 30, 2012; Volume 30, Issue 24, eff. November 1, 2014; Volume 32, Issue 6, eff. November 1, 2015; Volume 32, Issue 24, eff. July 5, 2016; Volume 33, Issue 26, eff. August 1, 2017; Volume 34, Issue 23, eff. July 5, 2018; Volume 35, Issue 23, eff. July 5, 2019; Volume 36, Issue 23, eff. July 5, 2020; Volume 37, Issue 24, eff. July 5, 2021; Volume 38, Issue 24, eff. July 5, 2022; Volume 39, Issue 24, eff. July 5, 2023.

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