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Proposed Regulation Amendments Pertaining to Motorboat Registration & Titling Fees and Snapping Turtles

December 2 – December 31, 2018 Public Comment Period on Proposed Regulation Amendments

On October 25, 2018, the Virginia Board of Game and Inland Fisheries, pursuant to §§ 29.1-103, 29.1-501, 29.1-502, 29.1-701, and 29.1-701.1 of the Code of Virginia, proposed amendments to the Commonwealth’s regulations governing motorboat registration and titling fees and snapping turtles. Comments on the proposals are solicited during a public comment period that closes December 31, 2018 at 5 PM. This online comment system is the most efficient and effective way to submit your views and have them seen the fastest.

Comments also may be: made in person at the January 24, 2019 meeting of the Board, 9:00 AM at 7870 Villa Park Drive, Suite 400, Henrico, Virginia 23228; postal-mailed to the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, Attn: Policy Analyst and Regulatory Coordinator, P.O. Box 90778, Henrico, Virginia 23228; or emailed to regcomments@dgif.virginia.gov. Comments must be in writing and accompanied by the name, address and telephone number of the party offering them. Comments submitted other than at the January 24, 2019 Board meeting must be received no later than 5 p.m. on December 31, 2018.

After hearing public comment on the proposed amendments at the January 24, 2019 Board meeting, the Board anticipates adopting final regulation amendments that will be effective February 1, 2019.

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Watercraft: Motorboat Numbering.

4VAC15-380-120Certificate of Registration and Titling Fees.

Fish: Aquatic Invertebrates, Amphibians, Reptiles, and Nongame Fish.

4VAC15-360-30Taking of Snapping Turtles, Crayfish and Hellgrammites for Sale.