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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation And Natural Resources
Agency 20. Marine Resources Commission
Chapter 890. Pertaining to Channeled Whelk

4VAC20-890-45. Monitoring requirements.

A. It shall be unlawful, for any person, firm, or corporation to buy any channeled whelk from any legally licensed harvester without first having obtained a Channeled Whelk Buyer's Permit from the Marine Resources Commission. Such permit shall be completed in full by the licensed seafood buyer. A copy of the Channeled Whelk Buyer's Permit shall be in possession of the permittee while buying or possessing channeled whelk.

B. Any licensed seafood buyer permitted to purchase channeled whelk shall provide written reports to the commission of daily purchases and harvest information of channeled whelk landed in Virginia organized by month on forms provided by the commission. Such information shall include the date of the purchase; the buyer's channeled whelk permit number and harvester's MRC ID number; the gear type; water area fished; city or county of landing; and number of bushels, bags or barrels of channeled whelk. These reports shall be completed in full and submitted to the commission no later than the 15th day of January for the prior year's purchases.

Statutory Authority

§ 28.2-201 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 23, Issue 19, eff. July 1, 2007; amended, Virginia Register Volume 35, Issue 17, eff. April 1, 2019.

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