Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation and Natural Resources
Agency 20. Marine Resources Commission
3/29/2020

Chapter 10. Pertaining to Fishing in Broad and Linkhorn Bays

4VAC20-10-10. Purpose.

The purpose of this chapter is to provide for the conservation of fisheries resources in a manner consistent with balanced uses of the marine resources of Virginia.

Statutory Authority

§ 28.2-201 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR450-01-0001 § 1, eff. August 3, 1995.

4VAC20-10-20. Devices and seasons; Broad and Linkhorn Bays.

It shall be unlawful to use a haul seine, gill net, or stationary net of any kind, in the waters of Broad and Linkhorn Bays during the months of December, January, February, March and April of each year.

Statutory Authority

§ 28.2-201 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR450-01-0001 § 2, eff. June 1, 1954; amended, Virginia Register Volume 11, Issue 25, eff. August 3, 1995.

4VAC20-10-30. Penalty.

As set forth in § 28.2-903 of the Code of Virginia, any person violating any provision of this chapter shall be guilty of a Class 3 misdemeanor, and a second or subsequent violation of any provision of this chapter committed by the same person within 12 months of a prior violation is a Class 1 misdemeanor.

Statutory Authority

§ 28.2-201 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR450-01-0001 § 3, eff. August 3, 1995.



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