H.B. No. 0006

Game and fish-trapping.


Sponsored By:     Joint Travel, Recreation, Wildlife and Cultural Resources Interim Committee


AN ACT relating to game and fish; providing for the regulation of specifications for trapping and snaring through rule and regulation; providing time periods for the checking of snares and traps; providing for exceptions; and providing for effective dates.


11/26/2008  Bill Number Assigned

1/13/2009   H Received for Introduction

1/13/2009   H Introduced and Referred to H06

1/28/2009   H06 Recommended Amend and Do Pass



Ayes:  Representative(s) Bonner, Brown, Childers, Connolly, Davison, Jaggi, Millin, Shepperson and Thompson

Ayes 9    Nays 0    Excused 0    Absent 0    Conflicts 0


1/28/2009   H Placed on General File



Page 1-line 2           Delete "methods, procedures and".

Page 2-lines 5 through 8            Delete entirely and insert:


"(d)  The commission, following consultation with other affected entities, may promulgate rules and regulations establishing specifications for snares, breakaway weights, location of breakaway devices, loop size and anchors for trapping and snaring of furbearing and".

Page 2-lines 17 through 21    Reinsert all stricken language.

Page 2-line 22          Reinsert stricken "excluding dried bones.".

Page 3-line 9           Strike "from the time the traps were set" insert "unless extensions are granted by the department".

Page 3-lines 12 and 13  Strike all existing language; delete all new language and insert "unless extensions are granted by the department.".

Page 3-line 14          Delete all new language.

Page 3-line 24          Delete all new language.  CHILDERS, CHAIRMAN


2/2/2009    H Passed CoW

2/3/2009    H Passed 2nd Reading

2/4/2009    H Passed 3rd Reading



Ayes:  Representative(s) Anderson, R., Bagby, Barbuto, Berger, Blake, Bonner, Brechtel, Brown, Buchanan, Byrd, Cannady, Carson, Childers, Cohee, Connolly, Craft, Davison, Diercks, Edmonds, Esquibel, K., Gilmore, Gingery, Goggles, Hales, Hallinan, Hammons, Harvey, Illoway, Jaggi, Jorgensen, Landon, Lockhart, Lubnau, Madden, McKim, McOmie, Mercer, Meyer, Miller, Millin, Moniz, Patton, Peasley, Pedersen, Petersen, Philp, Quarberg, Roscoe, Semlek, Shepperson, Simpson, Steward, Stubson, Teeters, Thompson, Throne, Wallis and Zwonitzer, Dn.

Excused:  Representative(s) Harshman and Zwonitzer, Dv.

Ayes 58    Nays 0    Excused 2    Absent 0    Conflicts 0


2/6/2009    S Received for Introduction

2/6/2009    S Introduced and Referred to S06

2/10/2009   S06 Recommended Do Pass



Ayes:  Senator(s) Burns, Coe, Dockstader, Jennings and Sessions

Ayes 5    Nays 0    Excused 0    Absent 0    Conflicts 0


2/10/2009   S Placed on General File

2/17/2009   S Passed CoW

2/18/2009   S Passed 2nd Reading

2/19/2009   S Passed 3rd Reading



Ayes:  Senator(s) Anderson, J., Bebout, Burns, Case, Coe, Cooper, Decaria, Dockstader, Esquibel, F., Geis, Hastert, Hines, Hunnicutt, Jennings, Johnson, Landen, Larson, Martin, Massie, Meier, Nicholas, Perkins, Peterson, Ross, Schiffer, Scott, Sessions, Townsend, Vasey and Von Flatern

Ayes 30    Nays 0    Excused 0    Absent 0    Conflicts 0


2/19/2009   Assigned Number HEA No. 0016

2/20/2009   H Speaker Signed HEA No. 0016

2/23/2009   S President Signed HEA No. 0016

2/25/2009   Governor Signed HEA No. 0016

2/25/2009   Assigned Chapter Number


Chapter No. 0027  Session Laws of Wyoming 2009.