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Enrolled House Bill (H)

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DIGEST

Department of natural resources. Requires motorboats operated on waters of concurrent jurisdiction with the United States or another state to be equipped with certain combination lights. Exempts employees of a federal wildlife management agency, acting in accordance with a permit and the written consent of the director of the department of natural resources (department), from the prohibition on shooting from or across public highways. Allows the department to adopt rules authorizing the use of rifles on public property. Allows the use of rifles on privately owned land for hunting under certain conditions. Allows for fishing within 200 yards (rather than Department of natural resources. Requires motorboats operated on waters of concurrent jurisdiction with the United States or another state to be equipped with certain combination lights. Exempts employees of a federal wildlife management agency, acting in accordance with a permit and the written consent of the director of the department of natural resources (department), from the prohibition on shooting from or across public highways. Allows the department to adopt rules authorizing the use of rifles on public property. Allows the use of rifles on privately owned land for hunting under certain conditions. Allows for fishing within 200 yards (rather than within 300 yards, under current law) of a dam that wholly or partly crosses a river, stream, or waterway in Indiana or the boundary water of the state. Specifies that a nonresident youth yearly license to hunt includes all yearly stamps to hunt for a specific species or by specific means. Removes the requirement that a resident senior must have been born after March 31, 1943, to receive a resident senior "fish for life" license. Repeals certain provisions concerning purple loosestrife and multiflora roses. Makes conforming changes. ... View more