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.