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Rule Title: Regulation and Prohibition of Certain Harvesting Gear
Department: FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMMISSION    Add to MyFLRules Favorites
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Division: Marine Fisheries
Chapter: BLUE CRAB

Latest version of the final adopted rule presented in Florida Administrative Code (FAC):

VIEW_RULE Effective Date: 6/19/2013
History Notes: Rulemaking Authority Art. IV, Sec. 9, Fla. Const. Law Implemented Art. IV, Sec. 9, Fla. Const. History–New 12-14-93, Amended 6-1-94, 1-1-95, 10-4-95, 9-30-96, 1-1-98, 6-1-99, Formerly 46-45.004, Amended 2-28-02, 10-21-04, 3-1-05, 3-30-06, 9-21-06, 10-15-07, 1-26-11, 6-19-13.
References in this version: Ref-02669 Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Blue Crab Trap Pulling Petition
History of this Rule since Jan. 6, 2006
Notice /
Adopted
Section Description ID Publish
Date
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68B-45.001
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The purpose and effect of this rule development notice is to address possible rule amendments for blue crab in the 2014 calendar year as a result of stock assessments, federal regulatory actions or other management and enforcement .... 14014965 1/8/2014
Vol. 40/05
View Text Final
68B-45.004
Regulation and Prohibition of Certain Harvesting Gear 13084347 Effective:
06/19/2013
View Text Change
68B-45.004
Regulation and Prohibition of Certain Harvesting Gear 12976192 5/8/2013
Vol. 39/90
View Text Proposed
68B-45.004
The purpose of this rule amendment is to improve the enforceability of the blue crab gear rule (68B-45.004). The current rule allows one commercial trap owner to authorize another commercial fisherman as a delegate to pull .... 12648526 2/14/2013
Vol. 39/31
View Text Development
68B-45.001
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The purpose and effect of this rule development notice is to address possible rule amendments for blue crab in the 2013 calendar year as a result of stock assessments, federal regulatory actions or other management and enforcement .... 12427366 12/28/2012
Vol. 38/99
View Text Final
68B-45.004
Regulation and Prohibition of Certain Harvesting Gear 9533080 Effective:
01/26/2011
View Text Development
68B-45.001
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The purpose and effect of this rule development notice is to address possible rule changes in the 2011 calendar year for blue crab as a result of stock assessments or other management and enforcement requirements. 9510770 12/23/2010
Vol. 36/51
View Text Proposed
68B-45.004
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The purpose of these rule amendments is to modify the Commission’s Blue Crab Rule in order to improve the commercial effort management program and to modify the closed seasons to the harvest of blue crabs from traps in order .... 9309107 10/29/2010
Vol. 36/43
View Text Development
68B-45.001
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The purpose and effect of this rule development notice is to address possible rule changes in the 2010 calendar year for blue crab as a result of stock assessments, federal regulatory actions or other management and enforcement .... 8232989 2/5/2010
Vol. 36/05
View Text Final
68B-45.004
Regulation and Prohibition of Certain Harvesting Gear 4705002 Effective:
10/15/2007
View Text Proposed
68B-45.002
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The purpose of these rule amendments is to allow for a less narrowly-defined configuration for the fold up traps typically used in the recreational harvest of harvest blue crabs. The effect will be to allow the legal use .... 4451347 8/10/2007
Vol. 33/32
View Text Development
68B-45.002
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The purpose of these rule amendments is to allow for a less narrowly-defined configuration for the fold up traps typically used in the recreational harvest of harvest blue crabs. The effect will be to allow the legal use .... 4391304 7/27/2007
Vol. 33/30
View Text Withdrawal
68B-45.004
Regulation and Prohibition of Certain Harvesting Gear 4321270 7/6/2007
Vol. 33/27
View Text Proposed
68B-45.004
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The Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission adopted rules that would have implemented the final effort management plan for the commercial blue crab fishery on July 1, 2007. The purpose of these rule amendments is to continue .... 4103699 5/11/2007
Vol. 33/19
View Text Development
68B-45.002
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The Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission adopted rules that would have implemented the final effort management plan for the commercial blue crab fishery on July 1, 2007. The purpose of these rule amendments is to continue .... 4093320 5/4/2007
Vol. 33/18
View Text Final
68B-45.004
Regulation and Prohibition of Certain Harvesting Gear 2625613 Effective:
09/21/2006
View Text Proposed
68B-45.004
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The purpose of these rule amendments is to continue the moratorium on issuance of new blue crab endorsements until July 1, 2007, and to delay until that date the implementation of the Blue Crab Limited Entry Program. The .... 492001 7/14/2006
Vol. 32/28
View Text Development
68B-45.004
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The purpose of these rule amendments is to continue the moratorium on issuance of new blue crab endorsements until July 1, 2007, and to delay until that date the implementation of the Blue Crab Limited Entry Program. The .... 469885 7/7/2006
Vol. 32/27
View Text Change
68B-45.004
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Regulation and Prohibition of Certain Harvesting Gear, Blue Crab Limited Entry Endorsement Program 112440 3/10/2006
Vol. 32/10