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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation and Natural Resources
Agency 20. Marine Resources Commission
Chapter 670. Pertaining to Recreational Gear Licenses
7/11/2020

4VAC20-670-40. Gear Marking Requirements.

A. Buoys of any crab pot, eel pot, gill net or ordinary crab trot line used for recreational purposes shall be marked with the licensee's last four numbers of his social security number or driver's license number, preceded by the letter "R."

B. An offshore stake of any crab trap used for recreational purposes shall be marked with the licensee's last four numbers of his social security number or driver's license number, preceded by the letter "R."

C. In accordance with subsections A and B of this section, licensees shall mark their gear in a legible and visible manner and in figures of not less than one inch in height.

Statutory Authority

§ 28.2-201 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR450-01-0090 § 4, eff. June 1, 1993; amended, Volume 11, Issue 17, eff. April 14, 1995; Volume 17, Issue 10, eff. January 1, 2001; Volume 18, Issue 01, eff. September 15, 2001; Volume 24, Issue 19, eff. April 30, 2008; Volume 25, Issue 21, eff. June 1, 2009.

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