Vol. 32 Iss. 23 - July 11, 2016

Chapter 20
Final Regulation

REGISTRAR'S NOTICE: The Board of Game and Inland Fisheries is claiming an exemption from the Administrative Process Act pursuant to § 2.2-4002 A 3 of the Code of Virginia when promulgating regulations regarding the management of wildlife.

Title of Regulation: 4VAC15-20. Definitions and Miscellaneous: In General (adding 4VAC15-20-230; repealing 4VAC15-20-80).

Statutory Authority: § 29.1-501 of the Code of Virginia.

Effective Date: July 1, 2016.

Agency Contact: Phil Smith, Regulatory Coordinator, Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, 7870 Villa Park Drive, Suite 400, Henrico, VA 23228, telephone (804) 367-8341 or email


The amendments (i) repeal requirements regarding execution of a certificate for a resident license by the licensee and (ii) prescribe aluminum or purple as the color of paint to be used for posting land to prohibit hunting, fishing, or trapping without the written permission of the landowner.

4VAC15-20-80. Certificate on hunting, trapping and fishing license to be executed by licensee. (Repealed.)

No state or county resident license to hunt, trap or fish in or on the lands or inland waters of this Commonwealth shall be deemed to be issued until the certificate printed on the reverse side of that license shall have been executed by the named licensee. For those licenses issued by telephone or electronic media agent pursuant to § 29.1-327 B of the Code of Virginia, the license shall be deemed issued when the license authorization number is put on paper and the paper is signed by the designated licensee and shall remain effective only until the permanent license, for which the number was issued, is received by the licensee.

4VAC15-20-230. Color of paint prescribed for posting land.

The color of paint prescribed for posting land in accordance with § 18.2-134.1 of the Code of Virginia shall be aluminum or purple.

VA.R. Doc. No. R16-4689; Filed June 28, 2016, 4:01 p.m.