HB140 (2005) Detail

Prohibiting the use of drugs and poisons in hunting.


HB 140 – AS INTRODUCED

2005 SESSION

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HOUSE BILL 140

AN ACT prohibiting the use of drugs and poisons in hunting.

SPONSORS: Rep. R. L'Heureux, Hills 19; Rep. Gorman, Hills 23; Rep. Reed, Merr 2; Sen. Roberge, Dist 9; Sen. Gallus, Dist 1

COMMITTEE: Fish and Game

ANALYSIS

This bill prohibits the use or assistance of drugs, poisons, tranquilizers, and muscle relaxants in taking wildlife.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

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STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Five

AN ACT prohibiting the use of drugs and poisons in hunting.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

1 New Section; Fish and Game General Provisions; Drugs and Poisons Prohibited. Amend RSA 207 by inserting after section 4 the following new section:

207:4-a Prohibited Methods of Taking. No person shall take any wild animal or wild bird in this state by the use or assistance of a drug, poison, tranquilizer, or muscle relaxant. Possession of any such substance by any person while hunting shall be prima facie evidence that the substance is possessed for use in the violation of the provisions of this section. This section shall not apply to the executive director or authorized agents engaged in removing nuisance animals or birds.

2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect January 1, 2006.

Links

HB140 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB140 Revision: 8632 Date: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

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