HB444 (2005) Detail

(New Title) relative to the surrender and condemnation of game animals to the fish and game department.


CHAPTER 27

HB 444 – FINAL VERSION

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2005 SESSION

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HOUSE BILL 444

AN ACT relative to the surrender and condemnation of game animals to the fish and game department.

SPONSORS: Rep. R. L'Heureux, Hills 19; Rep. Brassard, Hills 17; Rep. Gorman, Hills 23; Rep. Morneau, Coos 4; Rep. M. Clark, Hills 18; Sen. Gallus, Dist 1; Sen. Roberge, Dist 9

COMMITTEE: Fish and Game

AMENDED ANALYSIS

This bill allows the fish and game department to condemn a game animal taken by a licensed hunter which is determined to be unfit for human consumption.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

09Mar2005… 0455h

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STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Five

AN ACT relative to the surrender and condemnation of game animals to the fish and game department.

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

27:1 New Subdivision; Disposition of Condemned Game Animal. Amend RSA 208 by inserting after section 24 the following new subdivision:

Disposition of Condemned Game Animal

208:25 Disposition of Condemned Game Animal. The executive director may condemn, upon request of a licensee, the carcass of a lawfully taken and possessed game animal that is determined unfit for human consumption, provided the condition was not created by the actions of the person who took the animal. The entire game animal shall be surrendered to the department and repossessed. After surrender and condemnation of the game animal the licensee shall be given written notice by the department employee indicating that the department repossessed the animal and that the hunter’s privilege to continue to hunt that species has not been jeopardized.

27:2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

(Approved: May 10, 2005)

(Effective Date: July 9, 2005)

Links

HB444 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

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Bill Text Revisions

HB444 Revision: 8896 Date: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

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