4 Va. Admin. Code § 20-520-10 - Purpose

Current through Register Vol.. 38, No. 17, April 11, 2022

In the past there have been numerous incidents of patent tongs used by clam fisherman disrupting electrical service to the George P. Coleman Memorial Bridge by severing or damaging submerged electrical cabling adjacent to the bridge. The purpose of this chapter is to prohibit damage to the bridge cables and fishermen and their gear and thereby maintain the general public welfare and safety in the seafood industry.


4 Va. Admin. Code § 20-520-10
Derived from VR450-01-0067 § 1, eff. November 1, 1990; amended, Virginia Register Volume 11, Issue 22, eff. July 1, 1995.

Statutory Authority

§ 28.2-201 of the Code of Virginia.

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