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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation and Natural Resources
Agency 20. Marine Resources Commission
Chapter 1190. Pertaining to Gill Net Control Date, Limited Entry and Transfers
4/9/2020

4VAC20-1190-40. Permit Limitations.

A. Class A resident gill net permittees or Class A nonresident gill net permittees shall be authorized to purchase any number of gill net licenses provided the maximum footage associated with all purchased gill net licenses does not exceed 12,000 feet.

B. Class B gill net permittees shall be authorized to purchase any number of gill net licenses provided the maximum footage associated with all purchased gill net licenses does not exceed 6,000 feet.

C. A person who does not qualify for either a Class A resident gill net permit, Class A nonresident gill net permit or Class B gill net permit shall not be authorized to purchase any gill net license.

D. A legal gill net permit shall be in the possession of any gill net permittee or his agent who is placing, setting, or fishing that permittee's gill net.

E. It shall be unlawful for more than one gill net limited entry permittee aboard any vessel at any time to set, place, or fish any gill nets, except those gill nets legally licensed to only one gill net permittee.

Statutory Authority

§ 28.2-201 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 26, Issue 06, eff. December 1, 2009; amended, Virginia Register Volume 26, Issue 08, eff. January 1, 2010.

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