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Code of Virginia
Title 29.1. Wildlife, Inland Fisheries and Boating
Chapter 3. Licenses
6/28/2022

§ 29.1-314. Special fishing permits for certain handicapped persons.

A. Upon receipt of an application from an officer or designated representative of any organized group of physically or mentally handicapped persons who meet on a regular basis, including students at schools for the blind or deaf, the Director may issue not more than two permits of one day each, in any calendar year, to such group to fish without licenses in public waters open to fishing. The permits shall not be issued for use in designated waters stocked with trout or in waters where a daily fishing fee has been imposed pursuant to § 29.1-318; however, a permit may be issued to such group to fish without licenses on the second Saturday of May in designated waters stocked with trout.

B. The application for the permit shall state the name and description of the group, the date upon which it will be used, the general area in which it will be used, and the name of the person or organization responsible for the group.

1976, c. 144, § 29-55.3:1; 1987, c. 488; 2006, cc. 8, 37.

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