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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation And Natural Resources
Agency 20. Marine Resources Commission
Chapter 700. Pertaining to Crab Pots

4VAC20-700-15. Definitions.

"Mainstem Chesapeake Bay" means all tidal waters westward of the shoreward boundary of Virginia's portion of the federal territorial sea, exclusive of the tributaries of the Chesapeake Bay and Potomac River.

"Seaside area" means any Virginia tidal waters on the ocean side of Accomack and Northampton counties, including any bays, inlets or other waters that have an open connection to ocean waters.

"Tributaries of the mainstem Chesapeake Bay" means those waters outside of the mainstem of the Chesapeake Bay but westward of the shoreward boundary of Virginia's portion of the federal territorial sea.

Statutory Authority

§§ 28.2-201 and 28.2-210 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 24, Issue 21, eff. June 1, 2008.

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