|Introduced in House||Passed House||Introduced in Senate||Passed Senate||Became Law|
Condemned growing beds; electronic maps.
Authorizes the Commissioner of Marine Resources to provide public designation of condemned crustacea, finfish, or shellfish growing areas through the use of downloadable maps or digital interactive online maps. Current law requires that public notice be accomplished only with physical signs or markers.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:
1. That � 28.2-807 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:
� 28.2-807. Condemnation of polluted growing area; procedure.
If, after examination of the crustacea, finfish or shellfish
in a growing area, or the bottom in or adjacent to such area, or the water over
such area, or the sanitary or pollution conditions adjacent to or in near
proximity to a growing area, the State Health Commissioner determines that the
crustacea, finfish or shellfish are unfit for market, he shall, after notifying
the Commissioner of Marine Resources, establish boundaries of the area in which
the crustacea, finfish or shellfish are located or planted. This area shall be
condemned and remain so until the Health Commissioner finds such crustacea,
finfish or shellfish, or area, sanitary and not polluted. The Commissioner of
Marine Resources, with instructions from the State Health Commissioner, shall
provide to the public identification of designated condemned areas. Public
identification of designated condemned areas shall
be by the use of markers or, signs
designating condemned areas. The necessary, downloadable maps, or
digital interactive online maps. When
used, markers or signs shall be supplied to the
Commissioner of Marine Resources by the State Health Commissioner.
|01/29/2020||Senate||Senate: Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources|
|01/28/2020||House||House: VOTE: Passage (99-Y 0-N)|
|01/22/2020||House||House: Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (22-Y 0-N)|
|01/20/2020||House||House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)|
|01/14/2020||House||House: Assigned ACNR sub: Chesapeake|
|01/06/2020||House||House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102542D|
|01/06/2020||House||House: Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources|