Department of Game and Inland Fisheries -- Go to https://www.dgif.virginia.gov/regulations.
Board of Game and Inland Fisheries
Game: Falconry [4 VAC 15 ‑ 250]
|State Authority||§ 29.1-103 of the Code of Virginia. Powers and duties of the Board. § 29.1-109. Department of Game and Inland fisheries; Director. § 29.1-412. Permits required. § 29.1-413. Issuance discretionary, duration. § 29.1-419. Taking, holding, etc. , of|
|Federal Authority||Title 50 CFR, Part 21, Migratory Bird Permits, Sections 21.28 and 21.29 require "joint concurrence" by the state prior to Falconry Permits being issued by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for the sport of falconry.|
|Exempt from APA||Yes, changes to this chapter of the VA Administrative Code are exempt from the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required.|
|Text of Regulation||Link to Virginia Administrative Code|
|Goals of Regulation||
Maintain healthy populations of raptor species while allowing optimum use of wildlife by the public, including the practice and sport of falconry.
|Meetings||See all meetings (18) relating to this chapter.|
|Name / Title:||Aaron Proctor / Policy Analyst, Reg. Coordinator, and FOI Officer|
4016 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23230
|Telephone:||(804)367-8341 FAX: (804)367-4391 TDD: ()-|