SB0094 (CH0670)

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Natural Resources – Unprotected Birds and Mammals

Sponsored by:

Chair, Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 670

Synopsis:Adding "pigeon" to the defined term "unprotected bird" for the purposes of the wildlife and hunting laws of the State; prohibiting a person from engaging in certain activity while hunting or pursuing unprotected birds or mammals; prohibiting a person from conducting or participating in an organized contest for prizes or monetary awards for which unprotected birds are launched by mechanical or manual means as targets for the contest participants; providing a fine of $25 for each unprotected bird killed in violation of the Act; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Chair, Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee (By Request - Departmental - Natural Resources)
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2018
By Request of the Governor
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee HearingEnvironment and Transportation  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Hunting and Fishing
Narrow Subject(s):Animals -see also- Birds; Dogs
Awards, Medals and Prizes -see also- Gaming
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Hunting -see also- Trapping
Natural Resources -see also- Conserv; Forest & Park; Wildlds
Negligence -see also- Medical Malpractice
Real Property
Statutes:Article - Natural Resources
(10-101, 10-401, 10-424)

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May 18, 2018 4:07 P.M.