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General Notice
August 23, 2022 Commission Regulatory Changes
Date Posted: 8/8/2022
Expiration Date: 8/23/2022
Submitted to Registrar for publication: NO
14 Day Comment Forum closed. Began on 8/8/2022 and ended 8/22/2022   [1 comments]

I. Chapter 4 VAC 20-720-10 et seq., “Pertaining to Restrictions on Oyster Harvest”

The Commission proposes to amend Chapter 4 VAC 20-720-10 et seq., “Pertaining to Restrictions on Oyster Harvest" to establish the 2022-2023 areas of public harvest, public oyster harvest seasons, and oyster resource conservation measures.

In accordance with Section 28.2-203, 28-2-506, and 28.2-524 of the Code of Virginia, the purpose of these amendments is to manage the Virginia public oyster fishery for sustainable harvest and to prevent overfishing.

A copy of the draft evaluation and draft regulation for the amendments can be found at https://mrc.virginia.gov/calendar.shtm


Contact Information
Name / Title: Jennifer Farmer  / Regulatory Coordinator
Address: 380 Fenwick Road
Building 96
Fort Monroe, 23651
Email Address: jennifer.farmer@mrc.virginia.gov
Telephone: (757)247-2248    FAX: (757)247-2002    TDD: ()-