H.B. No. 0024

Game and fish violations-penalties.


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


AN ACT relating to game and fish; providing felony penalties for second or subsequent convictions of taking specified big game animals without a license and for wanton destruction of big game animals; and providing for an effective date.


12/3/2008   Bill Number Assigned

1/13/2009   H Received for Introduction

1/13/2009   H Introduced and Referred to H06

1/19/2009   H06 Recommended 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


1/19/2009   H Placed on General File

1/20/2009   H Passed CoW

1/21/2009   H Passed 2nd Reading

1/22/2009   H Passed 3rd Reading



Ayes:  Representative(s) Bagby, Barbuto, Berger, Blake, Bonner, Brown, Buchanan, Byrd, Cannady, Carson, Childers, Cohee, Connolly, Craft, Davison, Diercks, Esquibel, K., Gilmore, Gingery, Goggles, Hales, Hammons, Harshman, Illoway, Jaggi, Landon, Lockhart, Madden, McKim, McOmie, Meyer, Millin, Moniz, Patton, Peasley, Pedersen, Petersen, Quarberg, Roscoe, Shepperson, Simpson, Stubson, Thompson, Throne and Zwonitzer, Dn.

Nays:  Representative(s) Anderson, R., Brechtel, Edmonds, Hallinan, Harvey, Lubnau, Mercer, Miller, Philp, Semlek, Steward, Teeters, Wallis and Zwonitzer, Dv.

Excused:  Representative(s) Jorgensen

Ayes 45    Nays 14    Excused 1    Absent 0    Conflicts 0


1/22/2009   S Received for Introduction

1/26/2009   S Introduced and Referred to S06

1/27/2009   S06 Recommended Do Pass



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

Nays:  Senator(s) Coe

Ayes 4    Nays 1    Excused 0    Absent 0    Conflicts 0


1/27/2009   S Placed on General File



Page 2–line 6           After "($10,000.00)" insert "for each animal taken".

Page 2–line 11          After "($10,000.00)" insert "for each animal taken".

Page 2–line 23          After "($10,000.00)" insert "for each animal taken".  JENNINGS


2/12/2009   S Failed CoW; Indef Postponed



Ayes:  Senator(s) Anderson, J., Burns, Cooper, Dockstader, Hastert, Hunnicutt, Jennings, Massie, Scott, Sessions and Von Flatern

Nays:  Senator(s) Bebout, Case, Coe, Decaria, Esquibel, F., Geis, Hines, Johnson, Landen, Larson, Martin, Meier, Nicholas, Perkins, Peterson, Ross, Schiffer, Townsend and Vasey

Ayes 11    Nays 19    Excused 0    Absent 0    Conflicts 0