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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation And Natural Resources
Agency 20. Marine Resources Commission
Chapter 1180. Pertaining to Fishing Guides, Charter Boat, and Head Boat Fisheries

4VAC20-1180-50. Transfers of a Class A fishing guide license.

A. A Class A fishing guide license may be transferred from the current licensee to another person with the approval of the Commissioner of Marine Resources as follows:

1. A temporary transfer shall authorize the person replacing the original Class A fishing guide licensee to serve as a fishing guide from the date of the transfer to the end of the calendar year, and following that time period, the original Class A fishing guide licensee shall retain eligibility for a fishing guide license.

2. A permanent transfer authorizes the person replacing the original licensee to serve as a fishing guide for as long as they continue to qualify for the license, and the original licensee shall lose eligibility for a Class A fishing guide license in future years.

B. No transfer of a Class A fishing guide license from a resident to a nonresident or nonresident to resident shall be approved.

Statutory Authority

§ 28.2-201 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 25, Issue 9, eff. December 22, 2008; amended, Virginia Register Volume 38, Issue 15, eff. March 1, 2022.

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