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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation and Natural Resources
Agency 20. Marine Resources Commission
Chapter 610. Pertaining to Commercial Fishing and Mandatory Harvest Reporting
4/8/2020

4VAC20-610-50. Commercial Hook-And-Line License.

A. On or after January 1, 1993, it shall be unlawful for any person to take or harvest fish in the tidal waters of Virginia with hook-and-line, rod-and-reel, or hand line and to sell such harvest without first having purchased a Commercial Hook-and-Line License from the commission or its agent.

B. A Commercial Fisherman Registration License, as described in § 28.2-241 H of the Code of Virginia, is required prior to the purchase of this license.

Statutory Authority

§ 28.2-201 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR450-01-0079 § 5, eff. September 15, 1992; amended, Volume 10, Issue 09, eff. January 1, 1994; Volume 10, Issue 24, eff. July 1, 1994; Volume 11, Issue 17, eff. April 25, 1995; Volume 22, Issue 04, eff. December 1, 2005; Volume 24, Issue 08, eff. December 1, 2007.

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