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VAHB1273PassHunting with dogs; dogs to wear tags. Requires that any dog engaged in lawful hunting wear a substantial collar with a tag attached that identifies the name of the owner or custodian of the dog and a current phone number.
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0651)
VAHB562PassConservation and natural resources; sections not set out; technical revisions. Sets out in the Code of Virginia with amendments for clarity sections in Title 28.2 (Fisheries and Habitat of the Tidal Waters), Title 29.1 (Wildlife, Inland Fisheries and...
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2022-04-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0235)
VAHB65PassLive nutria. Provides that the existing prohibition Live nutria. Provides that the existing prohibition against possession, sale, or liberation of nutria does not apply to employees of the Department of Wildlife Resources or certain federal agencies,...
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2022-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0146)
VAHB1112PassVirginia Marine Resources Commission; saltwater fishing licenses. Requires the Virginia Marine Resources Commission to provide an option to purchase a multiyear recreational saltwater fishing license. Virginia Marine Resources Commission; saltwater f...
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2022-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0193)
VASB8PassHunting on Sundays. Permits hunting on Sunday on public or private land, so long as it takes place more than 200 yards from a place of worship. Hunting on Sundays. Permits hunting on Sunday on public or private land, so long as it takes place more t...
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2022-04-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0098)
VAHB120PassSpecial hunting and fishing license for certain disabled veterans. Authorizes resident veterans who have a service-connected disability of at least 30 percent to receive from the Department of Wildlife Resources, at no cost or a reduced cost dependin...
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2022-04-01
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0040)
VASB141PassDepartment of Wildlife Resources; boat ramp fees. Removes the authorization for the Department of Wildlife Resources to charge a fee for the use of facilities that it manages but does not own and for the use of boat ramps that it owns or manages.
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2022-04-01
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0033)
VAHB463PassDepartment of Wildlife Resources; boat ramp fees. Removes the authorization for the Department of Wildlife Resources to charge a fee for the use of facilities that it manages but does not own and for the use of boat ramps that it owns or manages.
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2022-04-01
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0034)
VASB98Engross

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Promise to appear after the issuance of a summons. Provides that if any person refuses to give a written promise to appear, the arresting officer shall give such person notice of the time and place of the hearing, note such person's refusal to give h...
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2022-03-08
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VASB492Engross

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Snare traps; prohibition. Prohibits the use of snare traps to hunt or kill game animals east of Interstate 95 during deer hunting season. Snare traps; prohibition. Prohibits the use of snare traps to hunt or kill game animals east of Interstate 95 d...
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2022-03-08
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VASB707Engross

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Wildlife Corridor Grant Fund; established. Establishes the Wildlife Corridor Grant Fund to provide grants to localities to develop wildlife corridor plans and implement the provisions of such plans.
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2022-03-07
Tabled in Appropriations (12-Y 10-N)
VAHB114Intro

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Special lifetime hunting and fishing licenses; volunteer firefighters and emergency medical services personnel. Qualifies volunteer firefighters and emergency medical services personnel who have completed three consecutive years of service to obtain ...
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2022-02-15
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB111Intro

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Hunting on Sunday; wildlife management areas. Allows hunting on Sundays in wildlife management areas owned by the Department of Wildlife Resources. Hunting on Sunday; wildlife management areas. Allows hunting on Sundays in wildlife management areas o...
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2022-02-15
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB107Intro

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Larceny and certain property crimes; penalties. Decreases Larceny and certain property crimes; penalties. Decreases from $1,000 to $500 the threshold amount of money taken or value of goods or chattel taken at which the crime rises from petit larceny...
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2022-02-15
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB124Intro

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Hunting deer; use of .22 caliber rifle authorized. Hunting deer; use of .22 caliber rifle authorized. Authorizes the use of a rifle equipped with .22 caliber centerfire ammunition for hunting big game. Current Department of Wildlife Resources regulat...
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2022-02-15
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB247Intro

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Grand larceny and certain property crimes; threshold; penalty. Decreases from $1,000 to $500 the threshold amount of money taken or value of goods or chattel taken at which the crime rises from petit larceny to grand larceny. The bill decreases the t...
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2022-02-15
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB725Intro

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Hunting with steel-jawed traps; prohibition; penalty. Prohibits the use of steel-jawed traps when hunting; a violation of the prohibition is punishable as a Class 3 misdemeanor.
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2022-02-15
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB1029Intro

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Wildlife Corridor Grant Fund; established; report. Establishes the Wildlife Corridor Grant Fund to provide grants for projects that reduce vehicle crashes involving wildlife and improve habitat connectivity for terrestrial and aquatic wildlife. High ...
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2022-02-15
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB1175Intro

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Snare traps; prohibition. Prohibits the use of snare traps with a circumference greater than 12 inches to hunt or kill game animals.
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2022-02-15
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB1176Intro

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Snare traps; prohibition. Prohibits the use of snare traps to hunt or kill game animals.
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2022-02-15
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB1247Intro

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Prohibition of killing contests. Prohibits contests and competitions that offer cash or prizes for the capture or killing of coyotes or fur-bearing animals.
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2022-02-15
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VASB750Intro

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Behavioral Health Hospital Authority; established. Creates the Behavioral Health Hospital Authority (the Authority) as an independent political subdivision of the Commonwealth, to control the delivery, financing, utilization, and health outcomes of p...
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2022-02-08
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VAHB115Intro

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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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2022-02-02
Tabled in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (22-Y 0-N)
VAHB64Intro

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Hunting on Sunday; wildlife management areas. Allows hunting on Sundays only in wildlife management areas owned by the Department of Wildlife Resources. Hunting on Sunday; wildlife management areas. Allows hunting on Sundays only in wildlife manageme...
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2022-01-19
Stricken from docket by Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (21-Y 0-N)
VASB332Intro

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Boating safety education. Eliminates possession of a rental or lease agreement for a motorboat listing the person as the authorized operator of the boat from the list of conditions a person may meet to be considered in compliance with the boating saf...
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2022-01-18
Stricken at request of Patron in Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (14-Y 0-N)
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