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General Notice: June 25, 2024 Regulatory Changes (Menhaden)

CLOSED     Opened on 5/21/2024 and Ended on 6/20/2024

I. Chapter 4VAC20-1270-10 et seq., “Pertaining to Atlantic Menhaden”

Proposal to amend Chapter 4 VAC 20-1270-10 et seq., "Pertaining to Atlantic Menhaden", to establish a quota and license transfer system for the menhaden purse seine bait sector.

The purpose of these amendments is to address the requirements of 391(D) of the 2024 Commonwealth of Virginia Budget Bill.

A copy of the draft regulation can be found here:

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