VA HB1811 | 2023 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 10 2023 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2023-02-07 - Left in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
Pending: House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Hunting deer; establish continuous open season. Establishes a continuous open season for hunting deer with any weapon permitted by law. In current law, the Board of Wildlife Resources adopts regulations that prescribe regular open and closed seasons for hunting deer. The bill retains the power granted to the Board to close or shorten a season for hunting (i) whenever extreme weather threatens the welfare of wild birds, wild animals, or fish; (ii) whenever such wild birds, wild animals, or fish have been seriously affected by adverse weather conditions; (iii) when investigation of the Board shows that there is an unusual scarcity of any species; or (iv) when there is substantial demand from any county or city.

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Hunting deer; establishes continuous open season.



2023-02-07HouseLeft in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
2023-01-17HouseAssigned ACNR sub: Natural Resources
2023-01-10HouseReferred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
2023-01-10HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/23 23100857D


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
291506(n/a)See Bill Text
291516(n/a)See Bill Text
291529(n/a)See Bill Text
291530.1(n/a)See Bill Text
291548(n/a)See Bill Text

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