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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation And Natural Resources
Agency 20. Marine Resources Commission
Chapter 1290. Pertaining to Restrictions on the Harvest of Shellfish and in Condemned Shellfish Areas

4VAC20-1290-30. Restrict leasing of condemned shellfish areas.

All unassigned or vacant state-owned bottomland designated as a condemned shellfish area that is not assigned to or reserved for riparian owners by the Virginia Department of Health and classified as either restricted shellfish area or prohibited shellfish area for the direct harvest of shellfish shall not be leased as general oyster planting grounds.

Statutory Authority

§ 28.2-201 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 31, Issue 17, eff. April 1, 2015; amended, Virginia Register Volume 31, Issue 21, eff. June 1, 2015; Volume 40, Issue 18, eff. April 1, 2024.

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