§ 28.2-1101. Use of services of other agencies; solicitation, etc., of funds; taking fish and other marine organisms.
A. In conducting its studies and investigations under § 28.2-1100, the Institute may:
1. Use the services of any public or private agency;
2. With the prior written approval of the Governor and subject to other provisions of law, solicit, accept and use funds available from any public or private source; and
3. Cooperate with appropriate state agencies and with similar agencies and institutions in other states and the federal government.
B. The Institute, its officers, agents, and employees, or persons operating under its direction may take for scientific purposes, any fish, shellfish or marine organism from the waters of Virginia, and with the consent of the Commission, may sell such fish, shellfish or marine organisms or parts thereof as may not be necessary for such scientific purposes.
1962, c. 406, § 28.1-196; 1968, c. 237; 1992, c. 836 .