Bill Text: VA HB56 | 2018 | Regular Session | Prefiled


Bill Title: Crab scraping; possession of hard crabs, characteristics of scrape.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-12-01 - Committee Referral Pending [HB56 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2018-HB56-Prefiled.html
18100727D
HOUSE BILL NO. 56
Offered January 10, 2018
Prefiled December 1, 2017
A BILL to amend and reenact §28.2-706 of the Code of Virginia, relating to crab scraping; possession of hard crabs; characteristics of scrape.
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Patron-- Bloxom
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Committee Referral Pending
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Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That §28.2-706 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§28.2-706. Restrictions on crab scraping; penalty.

It is unlawful for any person to:

1. Use a crab scrape having a mouth longer than four five feet and a toothed bar; or

2. Haul a scrape, except by hand;

3. Have more than two scrapes overboard; or

4. Possess hard crabs while having a crab scrape on board.

A violation of any provision of this section is a Class 3 misdemeanor.

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