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General Notice: August 23, 2022 Commission Regulatory Changes

CLOSED     Opened on 8/8/2022 and Ended on 8/22/2022

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

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Test Comment Adam Kenyon VMRC  8/8/22  3:42 pm

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