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Marine Resources Commission
Marine Resources Commission
Pertaining to Blue Crab Fishery [4 VAC 20 ‑ 270]
ChapterChapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Fall 2023 Blue Crab Management Measures
Action 6307 / Stage 10108
Final Stage  
red ball Final Text 10/2/2023  12:50 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 8/30/2023    
pdf ORM Economic Review Form 8/30/2023   (modified 9/7/2023)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 9/5/2023    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 9/14/2023   

Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 8/30/2023
Review Completed: 9/5/2023
Result: Certified
Governor's Review
ORM Review Completed: 9/14/2023
Governor Review Completed: 9/14/2023
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 9/27/2023
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 10/23/2023    Volume: 40  Issue: 5
Comment Period No comment period held for this exempt action/stage.
Effective Date 10/1/2023
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jennifer Farmer  / Regulatory Coordinator
Address: 380 Fenwick Road
Building 96
Fort Monroe, VA 23651
Email Address:
Telephone: (757)247-2248    FAX: (757)247-2002    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this agency.


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Action 6307:
Fall 2023 Blue Crab Management Measures
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Final   (10108) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/01/2023.
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