1999 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Conference Report)

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Watercraft Owners Guide (language only)

Item 439 #1c

Item 439 #1c

Natural Resources
Game and Inland Fisheries, Department of

Page 337, after line 27, insert:
"In the next scheduled revision of the boater's guide, information provided by the Chesapeake Bay Commission regarding avoidance of impact by boats on submerged aquatic vegetation shall be incorporated in the Virginia Watercraft Owner's Guide."

(This amendment establishes a requirement for the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries to provide educational material in a cost-effective way to recreational boaters through a publication which is currently mailed to all registered boat owners, advising them of the impact boats can have on submerged aquatic vegetation.)