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House Bill 1221

House Bill 1221

ARCHIVE (2012)

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DIGEST OF HB 1221 (Updated January 31, 2012 4:32 pm - DI 84)

Spotlighting wild animals; fish and wildlife license suspension. Defines "spotlight" as a projected spot of light used to direct a narrow, intense beam on a person, animal, or object. Provides that a person who, between October 1 and January 15, shines a spotlight, searchlight, or other artificial light upon a wild bird or wild animal for the purpose of locating a wild bird or wild animal commits a Class C infraction. Establishes certain exceptions. Requires a court to suspend for two years the hunting, fishing, and trapping license privileges of a person who incurs a second conviction or judgment for shining a light on a wild bird or wild animal. Allows a court to suspend certain fish and wildlife license privileges for two years for a violation of a wildlife protection law.
Current Status:
 In Committee - 2nd House
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