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REGULATION: PERTAINING TO ESTABLISHMENT OF RESTRICTED AREAS

VIRGINIA MARINE RESOURCES COMMISSION
"PERTAINING TO ESTABLISHMENT OF RESTRICTED AREA - HUNTINGTON INGALLS INDUSTRIES/NEWPORT NEWS SHIPBUILDING COMPANY"
REGULATION 4 VAC 20-1050-10 ET SEQ

PREAMBLE

This chapter establishes a restricted area at Huntington Ingalls Industries/Newport News Shipbuilding Company.  This chapter was adopted on July 26, 2011.  The effective date of this chapter is July 26, 2011.

4 VAC 20-1050-10. PURPOSE:

The purpose of this chapter is to enhance the physical security of the Huntington Ingalls Industries/Newport News Shipbuilding Company and is part of a comprehensive plan to protect the public, environment, and economic interests from sabotage and other subversive acts, accidents, or incidents of a similar nature. 

The chapter delineates the identical areas already restricted by current federal regulation.  The adoption of this chapter simply affords the Virginia Marine Police the authority to enforce Virginia law that prohibits entrance into the restricted areas.

4 VAC 20-1050-20. DEFINITIONS:

A.  Pursuant to 28.2-106.2 of the Code of Virginia, the following restricted area is established adjacent to the Huntington Ingalls Industries/Newport News Shipbuilding Company:

1.  Location.  The following is a security zone:  The waters of the James River encompassed by a line beginning at the intersection of the shoreline with the northernmost property line of the Huntington Ingalls Industries/Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. at latitude 3700'38.1"N, longitude 7627'05.7"W, thence southerly to latitude 3659'58.4"N, longitude 7627'16.7"W, thence southeasterly to latitude 3659'23.0"N, longitude 76 26'54.6"W, thence westerly to latitude 3659'21.5"N, longitude 76 26'58.4"W, thence southeasterly to latitude 3659'12.9"N, longitude 7626'52.4"W, thence easterly to latitude 3659'14.2"N, longitude 7626'49.1"W, thence southeasterly to latitude 3658'37.8"N, longitude 7626'26.3"W, thence easterly to latitude 3658'43.5"N, longitude 7626'13.7"W, thence northerly to the intersection of the shoreline with the southernmost property line of the Huntington Ingalls Industries/Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. at latitude 3658'48.0"N, longitude 7626'11.2"W, thence northwesterly along the shoreline to the point of the beginning.

2.  Security zone anchorage.  The following is a security zone anchorage:  The waters of the James River encompassed by a line beginning at the intersection of the shoreline with the northernmost property line of the Huntington Ingalls Industries/Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company Shipyard at latitude 3700'38.1"N, longitude 7627'05.7"W, thence southerly to latitude 3659'58.4"N, longitude 7627'16.7"W, thence easterly to the shoreline at latitude 3659'58.5"N, longitude 7627'11.6"W, thence along the shoreline to the point of beginning.

B.  No vessel or person shall enter the restricted area without the permission of the Virginia Marine Police or Huntington Ingalls Industries/Newport News Shipbuilding Company. Law-enforcement vessels, United States military vessels and vessels of the Huntington Ingalls Industries/Newport News Shipbuilding Company are exempt from the provisions of this chapter.

4VAC 20-1050-30. PENALTY: 

A violation of this regulation is a Class I misdemeanor.

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