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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation And Natural Resources
Agency 20. Marine Resources Commission
Chapter 1260. Pertaining to River Herring

4VAC20-1260-30. Moratorium.

A. It shall be unlawful for any person to catch and retain possession of any river herring from Virginia tidal waters.

B. It shall be unlawful for any person to possess aboard a vessel on Virginia tidal waters or to land in Virginia any river herring.

C. Any river herring or its byproduct imported into Virginia from another state or country shall be accompanied by a bill of lading or commercial invoice that shall include the name of the seller, the date of sale, and the pounds of river herring product.

Statutory Authority

§ 28.2-201 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 27, Issue 24, eff. January 1, 2012; amended, Virginia Register Volume 28, Issue 16, eff. March 29, 2012.

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