Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Fish and Aquatic Life Code and the Wildlife Code.
Deletes provision that no duly authorized agent is authorized to
furnish licenses or stamps for issuance by any other person. Makes a
change concerning use of certain commercial fishing devices. With
respect to license fees for non-residents, deletes requirement of
submission of suitable evidence of legal residence in another state.
Provides that at the time of issuance a license may be initialed by
the designated purchaser and then signed immediately on receipt by the
licensee. Provides that all fees, less issuing fees (now, all fees),
collected from the sale of licenses and permits and not remitted to
the Department of Natural Resources shall be deemed to have been
embezzled. Makes it unlawful to remove plumage of pheasants while
being transported from the field to one's home or to a commercial
preservation facility; deletes provision making it unlawful to remove
the heads of pheasants when dressed for storage. Provides that no
person may have in his possession any firearm not authorized by
administrative rule for a specific hunting season. (Now, no person
may have any other firearm or sidearm when taking deer by shotgun, bow
and arrow, or muzzle loading rifle.) Effective immediately.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
In connection with provision that no person may have in his
possession any firearm not authorized by administrative rule for a
specific hunting season, restores phrase "when taking deer".
FISCAL NOTE (Dpt. Natural Resources)
There is no fiscal impact from SB580.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE, HOUSE INTRO (DCCA)
Fails to create a State mandate.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0225
Last action date: 97-07-25
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 1
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