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Study on Harvesting Hard-Shell Clams in the Atlantic Coastal Bays and Aquaculture Areas in the Chincoteague Bay

Sponsored by:

Delegate Jacobs


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs

Synopsis:Requiring the Department of Natural Resources to study and make specified recommendations regarding harvesting hard-shell clams in the Atlantic Coastal Bays; requiring the Department to identify areas in the Chincoteague Bay that are restricted from being used under an aquaculture lease; requiring the Department to report its findings and recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembly on or before December 31, 2016; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Jacobs, Carozza, Cassilly, Hornberger, S. Howard, Mautz, Otto, and Reilly
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2016
Environment and Transportation  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Hunting and Fishing
Narrow Subject(s):Aquaculture
Boats and Ships
Coastal Bays
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Fish and Fishing -see also- Aquaculture; Gill Nets
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
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