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Agency
Marine Resources Commission
Board
Marine Resources Commission
 
chapter
Pertaining to Sharks [4 VAC 20 ‑ 490]
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description The purpose of this chapter is to ensure the conservation of shark resources, by preventing overfishing by commercial and recreational fisheries, and to control the practice of finning.
State Authority 28.2-201
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA Yes, changes to this chapter of the VA Administrative Code are exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Exempt Citation: Code of Virginia Section 2.2-4006(A)(11)
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation None entered
Meetings

Contact Information
Name / Title: Jennifer Farmer  / Regulatory Coordinator
Address: 380 Fenwick Road
Building 96
Fort Monroe, VA 23651
Email Address: jennifer.farmer@mrc.virginia.gov
Telephone: (757)247-2248    FAX: (757)247-2002    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Prohibition on Shortfin Mako Shark Retention
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/01/2022.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Spiny Dogfish Trip Limit Increase
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/01/2022.

Periodic Reviews
Last Activity Status
11/29/2022 Filed Pending