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Marine Resources Commission
Marine Resources Commission
Pertaining to Sharks [4 VAC 20 ‑ 490]
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Prohibition on Shortfin Mako Shark Retention
Action 6093
General Information
Action Summary Draft regulations will be available on October 10 and evaluations will be made available on October 20 on
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act, but falls within the Executive Branch and will be reviewed by the Governor's Office.
RIS Project Yes  [7368]
Is Federal action a driving factor in this regulatory change? If so, please provide a specific reference to the law, regulation or court case.
FINAL RULE 87 FR 39373
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
9806 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/01/2022.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jennifer Farmer  / Regulatory Coordinator
Address: 380 Fenwick Road
Building 96
Fort Monroe, VA 23651
Email Address:
Phone: (757)247-2248    FAX: (757)247-2002    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this agency.