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VASB1274PassGovernment planning; wildlife corridors. Directs various agencies to consider and incorporate, where applicable, wildlife corridors and any recommendation of the Wildlife Corridor Action Plan. The bill directs the Department of Wildlife Resources to ...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0498)
VAHB2298PassMuzzleloading rifle and shotgun; definitions. Removes the requirement that the propellant be loaded along with the projectile or projectiles in the definitions of muzzleloading rifle and muzzleloading shotgun.
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0432)
VAHB2159PassRelease of balloon prohibited; civil penalty. Prohibits any individual 16 years of age or older or other person, including a corporation, from intentionally releasing, discarding, or causing to be released or discarded any nonbiodegradable balloon ou...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0420)
VAHB1836PassSecretary of Natural Resources. Renames the Secretary of Natural Resources as the Secretary of Natural and Historic Resources. The bill also designates the Secretary as the Chief Resilience Officer and removes the Virginia Museum of Natural History f...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0401)
VASB1402PassTrout fishing in stocked waters. Equalizes for residents and nonresidents requirements to fish in designated stocked trout waters. The bill requires either such person to possess (i) a regular season state or county fishing license or a trip fishing ...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0280)
VASB1437Engross

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Promises to appear after the issuance of a summons. Eliminates the requirement that a promise to appear be completed after the issuance of a summons for a misdemeanor offense or an administrative violation. The bill provides that an accused shall be ...
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2021-03-01
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VASB1402Engross

Sine Die
Trout fishing in stocked waters. Equalizes for residents and nonresidents requirements to fish in designated stocked trout waters. The bill requires either such person to possess (i) a regular season state or county fishing license or a trip fishing ...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources by voice vote
VASB1437Engross

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Promises to appear after the issuance of a summons. Eliminates the requirement that a promise to appear be completed after the issuance of a summons for a misdemeanor offense or an administrative violation. The bill provides that an accused shall be ...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Courts of Justice by voice vote
VASB1274Engross

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Government planning; wildlife corridors. Directs various agencies to consider and incorporate, where applicable, wildlife corridors and any recommendation of the Wildlife Corridor Action Plan. The bill directs the Department of Wildlife Resources to ...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources by voice vote
VAHB1836Engross

Sine Die
Secretary of Natural Resources. Renames the Secretary of Natural Resources as the Secretary of Natural and Cultural Resources. The bill also designates the Secretary as the Chief Resilience Officer and removes the Virginia Museum of Natural History f...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (14-Y 0-N)
VAHB1839Intro

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Special hunting and fishing license for disabled veterans; 50 percent disabled. Authorizes any resident veteran who has a service-connected disability of 50 percent or more to receive at no cost from the Department of Wildlife Resources a lifetime li...
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2021-02-05
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB2159Engross

Sine Die
Release of balloon prohibited; civil penalty. Prohibits any individual 16 years of age or older or other person, including a corporation, from intentionally releasing, discarding, or causing to be released or discarded any nonbiodegradable balloon ou...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (14-Y 0-N)
VAHB2298Engross

Sine Die
Muzzleloading rifle and shotgun; definitions. Removes the requirement that the propellant be loaded along with the projectile or projectiles in the definitions of muzzleloading rifle and muzzleloading shotgun.
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Judiciary (14-Y 0-N)
VASB1460Intro

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Deer hunting; rifle caliber. Authorizes the use of a .223 caliber centerfire rifle for hunting deer.
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2021-02-04
Passed by indefinitely in Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (15-Y 0-N)
VAHB2083Intro

Sine Die
Wake surfing; proximity to certain structures or other persons. Prohibits a person within 200 feet of a dock, pier, boathouse, boat ramp, or other person in the water from operating a vessel on any inland lake that is more than 500 feet above sea lev...
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2021-01-25
Engrossment refused by House
VAHB1799Intro

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Sunday hunting; allowed on public lands. Removes the prohibition against hunting or killing on public lands a wild bird or wild animal, including a nuisance species, with a gun, firearm, or other weapon on Sunday. The bill removes the ability of racc...
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2021-01-13
Failed to report (defeated) in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (6-Y 16-N)
VASB1033Intro

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Juvenile community correctional centers and facilities; establishment; placement of juveniles. Changes the term "juvenile correctional centers and facilities" to "juvenile community correctional centers and facilities." The bill further provides that...
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2020-12-04
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VASB318Engross

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Release of balloons; prohibition. Reduces the number of balloons per hour that a person may release without penalty from 49 to one.
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2020-12-04
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
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