VDGIF 2019-20 Terrestrial Wildlife Regulation Process

  • Oct 15 - Dec 14, 2018: Public Scoping Period.  Public participation and input is solicited.
  • Jan 23-24, 2019:  VDGIF Board Meetings.  Staffs will review significant issues identified during public scoping and seek Board input on potential amendment issues.
  • Dec 15, 2018 - Early March 2019:  Committee Recommendation Development Period.  Wildlife Resources species regulation committees analyze data and develops proposal-stage recommendations and submits them for review by the Attorney General.
  • Mar 20, 2019:  Wildlife, Boat, and Law Enforcement Committee Meeting.  Staff presents proposal-stage recommendations.  Public comment is accepted by the Committee.
  • Mar 21, 2019:  VDGIF Board Meeting.  Staffs present proposal-stage committee recommendations to the Board.  Public comment is accepted by the Board.  Board deliberates and votes to propose amendments.
  • Apr 1 - May 15, 2019:  Regulation Proposal Public Comment Period.  Public input is solicited on Board regulation proposals.
  • May 29, 2019:  Wildlie, Boat, and Law Enforcement Committee Meeting.  Staffs present final recommendations.  Public comment is accepted by the Committee.
  • May 30, 2019:  VDGIF Board Meeting.  Staffs present final recommendations to the Board.  Board accepts public comments.  Board deliberates and votes to adopt regulations amendments.
  • Aug 1, 2019:  Effective date for regulation amendments adopted by the VDGIF Board.

Options for Public Input

Visit VDGIF website and complete a form with your personal input.  There is also a link on that page to download a form to be mailed.

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