2016 Uncodified Acts

2016 Virginia Uncodified Acts


An Act to direct the Marine Resources Commission to monitor efforts of the U.S. Department of the Interior; Assateague Island National Seashore; jurisdiction.

[S 643]

Approved February 29, 2016


Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. The Marine Resources Commission (the Commission) shall monitor any effort by the U.S. Department of the Interior to expand federal jurisdiction regarding fishing or shellfish harvesting in the waters adjoining the Assateague Island National Seashore. The Commission shall seek to preserve the right and ability of Virginia watermen to use such waters.