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House Bill 1656

House Bill 1656

ARCHIVE (2003)

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DIGEST OF HB1656 (Updated February 20, 2003 4:02 PM - DI 84)

Fish and wildlife. Requires the department of natural resources to implement an automated point of sale hunting, fishing, and trapping licensing system. Provides for funding of the system. Provides for the bonding of an agent authorized to sell licenses until the earlier of the date the agent begins to offer licenses under the automated point of sale system or July 1, 2005. Removes authority of the circuit court clerk to designate subagents to sell licenses. Increases various fish and wildlife license and permit fees. Authorizes an annual field trial permit. Authorizes an annual permit for a person who charges a fee for providing nuisance wild animal control services to the public to take, kill, or capture a nuisance wild animal. Makes conforming amendments. Repeals a statute that permits only agents who are not state employees to retain service fees. (The introduced version of this bill was prepared by the natural resources study committee.)
Current Status:
In Committee - 2nd House
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