Atlantic Menhaden; Marine Resources Commission to study management plan requirements. (SJ75)

Introduced By

Sen. Ralph Northam (D-Norfolk)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate

Description

Study; Atlantic menhaden management plan requirements; report.  Requests the Virginia Marine Resources Commission to study strategies for implementing new requirements under the amended Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Atlantic Menhaden. The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission is in the process of developing an amendment to the plan that will require states to meet a new fishing mortality threshold. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12103477D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee on Rules
02/03/2012Stricken at request of Patron in Rules