2011 Uncodified Acts

2011 Virginia Uncodified Acts


An Act directing the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries to submit a report evaluating the alternatives to a proposed breach of the Harvell Dam.

[H 1855]

Approved March 16, 2011


Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. That prior to any breach of the Harvell Dam, located on that part of the Appomattox River located within the City of Petersburg, the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries shall prepare and submit a report to the House Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources and the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources on or before November 30, 2011. The report shall evaluate the alternatives to the proposed breach of the dam, and include consideration of the adaptive reuse of the existing fishways, the costs for such adaptive reuse, and the availability of federal or state funding sources for such alternatives to the breach of such dam, and such other matters as the Department deems necessary and appropriate.