Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation and Natural Resources
Agency 20. Marine Resources Commission
4/1/2020

Chapter 1050. Pertaining to Establishment of Restricted Area -- Huntington Ingalls Industries/Newport News Shipbuilding Company

4VAC20-1050-10. Purpose.

The purpose of this chapter is to enhance the physical security of the Huntington Ingalls Industries/Newport News Shipbuilding Company and is part of a comprehensive plan to protect the public, environment, and economic interests from sabotage and other subversive acts, accidents, or incidents of a similar nature.

The chapter delineates the identical areas already restricted by current federal regulation. The adoption of this chapter simply affords the Virginia Marine Police the authority to enforce Virginia law that prohibits entrance into the restricted areas.

Statutory Authority

§§ 28.2-103 and 28.2-106.2 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 19, Issue 16, eff. March 26, 2003; amended, Virginia Register Volume 27, Issue 25, eff. July 27, 2011.

4VAC20-1050-20. Definitions.

A. Pursuant to § 28.2-106.2 of the Code of Virginia, the following restricted area is established adjacent to the Huntington Ingalls Industries/Newport News Shipbuilding Company:

1. Location. The following is a security zone: The waters of the James River encompassed by a line beginning at the intersection of the shoreline with the northernmost property line of the Huntington Ingalls Industries/Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. at latitude 37°00'38.1"N, longitude 76°27'05.7"W, thence southerly to latitude 36°59'58.4"N, longitude 76°27'16.7"W, thence southeasterly to latitude 36°59'23.0"N, longitude 76°26'54.6"W, thence westerly to latitude 36°59'21.5"N, longitude 76°26'58.4"W, thence southeasterly to latitude 36°59'12.9"N, longitude 76°26'52.4"W, thence easterly to latitude 36°59'14.2"N, longitude 76°26'49.1"W, thence southeasterly to latitude 36°58'37.8"N, longitude 76°26'26.3"W, thence easterly to latitude 36°58'43.5"N, longitude 76°26'13.7"W, thence northerly to the intersection of the shoreline with the southernmost property line of the Huntington Ingalls Industries/Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. at latitude 36°58'48.0"N, longitude 76°26'11.2"W, thence northwesterly along the shoreline to the point of the beginning.

2. Security zone anchorage. The following is a security zone anchorage: The waters of the James River encompassed by a line beginning at the intersection of the shoreline with the northernmost property line of the Huntington Ingalls Industries/Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company Shipyard at latitude 37°00'38.1"N, longitude 76°27'05.7"W, thence southerly to latitude 36°59'58.4"N, longitude 76°27'16.7"W, thence easterly to the shoreline at latitude 36°59'58.5"N, longitude 76°27'11.6"W, thence along the shoreline to the point of beginning.

B. No vessel or person shall enter the restricted area without the permission of the Virginia Marine Police or Huntington Ingalls Industries/Newport News Shipbuilding Company. Law-enforcement vessels, United States military vessels, and vessels of the Huntington Ingalls Industries/Newport News Shipbuilding Company are exempt from the provisions of this chapter.

Statutory Authority

§§ 28.2-103 and 28.2-106.2 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 19, Issue 16, eff. March 26, 2003; amended, Virginia Register Volume 27, Issue 25, eff. July 27, 2011.

4VAC20-1050-30. Penalty.

A violation of this chapter is a Class 1 misdemeanor.

Statutory Authority

§§ 28.2-103 and 28.2-106.2 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 19, Issue 16, eff. March 26, 2003; amended, Virginia Register Volume 27, Issue 25, eff. July 27, 2011.



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