Bill No.: HB0006 Drafter:
LSO No.: 09LSO-0056 Effective Date: 7/1/2009
Enrolled Act No.: HEA0016
Chapter No.: 27
Prime Sponsor: Joint Travel, Recreation, Wildlife and
Cultural Resources Interim Committee
Catch Title: Game
of trapping and snaring of wildlife.
- The act removes specifications
for traps and snares from statute and allows the game and fish commission
to set those specifications in rules and regulations.
- The act sets check periods for
snares and steel-jawed leghold traps and provides for extensions on those
time periods to be granted by the game and fish department.
- The act requires landowners who
trap or snare wildlife which were not taken lawfully to notify the
department as soon as practicably possible after removing the wildlife
from the trap or snare.