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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation and Natural Resources
Agency 20. Marine Resources Commission
Chapter 20. Pertaining to the Licensing of Fixed Fishing Devices
4/1/2020

4VAC20-20-10. Purpose.

The purposes of this chapter are to set forth the procedures pertaining to the licensing of fixed fishing devices and the priority rights of holders of fixed fishing device licenses, ensure the safety of persons fishing near pound nets and staked gill nets, and reduce entanglements with sea turtles and bottlenose dolphins.

Statutory Authority

§ 28.2-201 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR450-01-0004 § 1, eff. January 23, 1985; amended, Volume 10, Issue 10, eff. January 1, 1994; Volume 11, Issue 17, eff. April 7, 1995; Volume 15, Issue 05, eff. October 28, 1998; Volume 26, Issue 21, eff. July 16, 2010.

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