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Code of Virginia
Title 28.2. Fisheries and Habitat of the Tidal Waters
Chapter 1. Administration
10/16/2021

§ 28.2-104. Commissioner; general powers and duties.

The Commissioner shall:

1. Enforce the marine fishery and habitat laws and regulations;

2. Serve as chief executive officer of the Commission and devote full time to the duties of the office;

3. Appoint all personnel; and

4. Establish and equip a permanent office on the Virginia Peninsula.

For purposes of this section, "Virginia Peninsula" shall include the Cities of Hampton, Newport News, Williamsburg, and Poquoson, and the Counties of James City and York.

Code 1950, §§ 28-11, 28-16, 28-18, 28-19, 28-20; 1952, c. 177; 1962, c. 406, §§ 28.1-4, 28.1-9, 28.1-11, 28.1-12, 28.1-13, 28.1-23; 1968, c. 749; 1973, c. 148; 1983, c. 318; 1984, c. 463; 1992, c. 836; 2009, c. 103.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.