The Virginia Marine Resources Commission invites public comment on the proposals listed below. In accordance with §28.2-209 of the Code of Virginia, a public hearing, on all the proposals outlined below, will be held at 12:00 Noon on Tuesday, June 26, 2007 at the Marine Resources Commission, 2600 Washington Avenue, Newport News, Virginia. Written comments on the proposals should be mailed to Jack Travelstead, VMRC Fisheries Management Division, 2600 Washington Avenue, 3rd Floor, Newport News, Virginia 23607, by 5:00 p.m., Monday, June 25, 2007. Copies of the proposed amendments may be reviewed at the Commission Monday through Friday, 8:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and may be obtained by calling the Commission at (757) 247-2248.
Regulation 4 VAC 20-1120-10 et seq., "Pertaining to Tilefish and Groupers"
On May 22, 2007, the Commission adopted Emergency amendments that corrected the scientific names of species included in the provisions of Regulation 4 VAC 20-1120-10, "Pertaining to Tilefish and Groupers". The effective date of the emergency amendment to this regulation is May 29, 2007, and the Commission proposes to make this amendment a permanent part of Regulation 4 VAC 20-1120-10 et seq., at its June 26, 2007 meeting.
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VMRC DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE AGAINST INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES; THEREFORE, IF YOU ARE IN NEED OF REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS DUE TO A DISABILITY, PLEASE ADVISE BRANDY BATTLE (757) 247-2248 NO LATER THAN FIVE WORK DAYS PRIOR TO THE MEETING DATE AND IDENTIFY YOUR NEEDS.