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Volume 17, Issue 19

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    FINAL REGULATIONS

    For information concerning Final Regulations, see Information Page.

    Symbol Key Roman type indicates existing text of regulations. Italic type indicates new text. Language which has been stricken indicates text to be deleted. [Bracketed language] indicates a change from the proposed text of the regulation.

    inclusive, except where there is a closed general hunting BOARD OF GAME AND INLAND FISHERIES season on deer. REGISTRAR'S NOTICE: The Board of Game and Inland B. Late special archery season west of Blue Ridge Mountains Fisheries is exempt from the Administrative Process Act and certain cities and counties east of Blue Ridge Mountains. pursuant to subdivision A 3 of ? 9-6.14:4.1 of the Code of In addition to the season provided in subsection A of this Virginia when promulgating regulations regarding the section, it shall be lawful to hunt deer with bow and arrow management of wildlife. from the Monday following the close of the general firearms

    season on deer west of the Blue Ridge Mountains through the Title of Regulation: 4 VAC 15-90-10 et seq. Game: Deer first Saturday in January, both dates inclusive, in all cities and (amending 4 VAC 15-90-20, 4 VAC 15-90-70, 4 VAC 15-90-counties west of the Blue Ridge Mountains (except Clarke 80, 4 VAC 15-90-100, 4 VAC 15-90-110, 4 VAC 15-90-141, County and on non-national forest lands in Frederick County) 4 VAC 15-90-160, 4 VAC 15-90-170, 4 VAC 15-90-190, and in the counties of (including cities within) Amherst (west 4 VAC 15-90-195, 4 VAC 15-90-200, 4 VAC 15-90-210, of U.S. Route 29), Bedford, Campbell (west of Norfolk 4 VAC 15-90-220, and 4 VAC 15-90-240; adding 4 VAC 15-Southern Railroad), Franklin, Henry, Nelson (west of Route 90-21 and 4 VAC 15-90-85).

    151), Patrick and Pittsylvania (west of Norfolk Southern Statutory Authority: ?? 29.1-501 and 29.1-502 of the Code of Railroad) and on national forest lands in Frederick County Virginia. and from December 1 through the first Saturday in January,

    both dates inclusive, in the cities of Chesapeake, Suffolk (east Effective Date: July 4, 2001. of the Dismal Swamp line) and Virginia Beach. Summary: C. Either-sex deer hunting days. Deer of either sex may be The amendments (i) make changes to the deer hunting taken full season during the special archery seasons as season in certain areas and localities; (ii) establish a provided in subsections A and B of this section (except in special early bow-hunting season for antlerless deer; (iii) Buchanan County and on private lands in the counties of add the City of Chesapeake to the list of localities and Dickenson and Wise where it shall be unlawful to take areas that have a late special muzzleloading rifle deer antlerless deer during the special archery seasons provided hunting season; (iv) provide for the hunting of either-sex elk for in subsections A and B of this section). during any deer season; (iv) make changes to the lists of D. Carrying firearms prohibited. It shall be unlawful to carry counties and areas having a specified number of days in firearms while hunting with bow and arrow during the special which antlerless deer or deer of either sex may be taken; (v) archery seasons. add those persons who are issued a hunting license

    authorization number by a telephone or electronic media E. Requirements for bow and arrow. Arrows used for hunting agent to the list of persons exempted from the requirement big game must have a minimum width head of 7/8 of an inch for tagging at the place of kill, and require these individuals and the bow used for such hunting must be capable of casting to check the carcass at a deer checking station; and (vi) a broadhead arrow a minimum of 125 yards. make certain technical and clarification changes. F. Use of dogs prohibited during bow season. It shall be Agency Contact: Copies of the regulation may be obtained unlawful to use dogs when hunting with bow and arrow from from Phil Smith, Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, the first Saturday in October through the Saturday prior to the 4010 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23230, telephone third Monday in November, both dates inclusive. (804) 367-8341. G. It shall be lawful for persons with permanent physical REGISTRAR' NOTICE: The proposed regulation was disabilities, who are in full compliance with the requirements adopted as published in 17:14 VA.R. 2148-2152 March 26, of 4 VAC 15-40-20 B, to hunt deer subject to the provisions of 2001, with the additional changes shown below. Therefore, subsections A through G of this section. For the purpose of pursuant to ? 9-6.14:22 A of the Code of Virginia, the text of the application of subsections A through G to this subsection, the final regulation is not set out at length; however, the the phrase "bow and arrow" includes crossbow. changes from the proposed regulation are printed below. H. Early special urban archery season. It shall be lawful to

    hunt antlerless deer with bow and arrow from the third 4 VAC 15-90-20. [ No change from proposed. ] Saturday in September through the Friday prior to the first 4 VAC 15-90-21. [ No change from proposed. ] Saturday in October, both dates inclusive, within the

    incorporated limits of [ all cities and towns any city or town ] in 4 VAC 15-90-70. Bow and arrow hunting. the Commonwealth (except in the cities of Chesapeake, A. Early special archery. It shall be lawful to hunt deer with Suffolk, and Virginia Beach and in the cities and towns in bow and arrow from the first Saturday in October through the Buchanan, Dickenson and Wise counties) and the counties of Saturday prior to the third Monday in November, both dates Fairfax and York [ unless their provided that its ] governing

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    body submits by certified letter to the department prior to May 4 VAC 15-90-160. [ No change from proposed. ] 1, annually, [ their its ] intent [ not ] to participate in the early 4 VAC 15-90-170. [ No change from proposed. ] special urban archery season. [ For the 2001-2002 hunting

    season, the May 1 deadline will be waived. ] The early special 4 VAC 15-90-190. [ No change from proposed. ] urban archery season will take effect in the [ 20012002 4 VAC 15-90-195. [ No change from proposed. ] 2002-2003 ] hunting season.

    4 VAC 15-90-200. [ No change from proposed. ] 4 VAC 15-90-80. [ No change from proposed. ]

    4 VAC 15-90-210. [ No change from proposed. ] 4 VAC 15-90-85. [ No change from proposed. ]

    4 VAC 15-90-220. [ No change from proposed. ] 4 VAC 15-90-100. [ No change from proposed. ]

    4 VAC 15-90-240. [ No change from proposed. ] 4 VAC 15-90-110. [ No change from proposed. ] VA.R. Doc. No. R01-140; Filed May 16, 2001, 11:39 a.m. 4 VAC 15-90-141. [ No change from proposed. ]

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