1996 Uncodified Acts

1996 Virginia Uncodified Acts
Game, Inland Fisheries and Domestic Animals
6/15/2019

CHAPTER 117

An Act to amend and reenact Chapter 187 of the Acts of Assembly of 1954, as amended by Chapter 235 of the Acts of Assembly of 1993, and to repeal Chapter 56 of the Acts of Assembly of 1944, as amended, relating to hunting with a rifle in the Counties of Surry, Hanover and Prince George.

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Approved March 7, 1996

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That Chapter 187 of the Acts of Assembly of 1954, as amended by Chapter 235 of the Acts of Assembly of 1993, is amended and reenacted as follows:

§ 1. It shall be unlawful for any person to hunt deer in Prince George County with a pistol, rifle or shotgun loaded with slugs.

However a landowner or lessee or any other person designated by the game warden may kill deer with a rifle if he has obtained a permit issued pursuant to § 29.1-529.

§ 2. Any person violating any provision of this act shall be guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor.

2. That Chapter 56 of the Acts of Assembly of 1944, as amended, is repealed.