HB1266 (2008) Detail

Allowing 50 caliber pistols to take game animals in the state.


CHAPTER 7

HB 1266 – FINAL VERSION

2008 SESSION

08-2448

10/04

HOUSE BILL 1266

AN ACT allowing 50 caliber pistols to take game animals in the state.

SPONSORS: Rep. Lawrence, Hills 27

COMMITTEE: Fish and Game

ANALYSIS

This bill allows 50 caliber pistols to take deer and moose in areas of the state where pistols are permitted for hunting.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

08-2448

10/04

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eight

AN ACT allowing 50 caliber pistols to take game animals in the state.

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

7:1 Game Animals; Deer; Pistols Permitted. Amend RSA 208:3-d to read as follows:

208:3-d Pistols Permitted. Pistols permitted under RSA 208:3, 3-a, 3-b, and 3-c shall include a .357 Magnum, 10mm Automatic, .41 Remington, .44 Magnum, .45 Long Colt, [and] .480 Ruger, and .50 Magnum, provided that a pistol used for taking deer under this section shall be loaded with no more than 5 rounds of ammunition at any time.

7:2 Moose. Amend RSA 208:1-a, I to read as follows:

I. No person shall hunt, take, or possess any moose or any part of the carcass of a moose taken in this state without first obtaining a valid license for such activities from the department of fish and game. The executive director of fish and game, with the consent of the commission, may establish, by rules adopted under RSA 541-A, a hunting season for moose in any county of the state, or any portion thereof. Such rules shall include, but not be limited to, the mode by which moose may be taken; the length of the season; requirements for reporting by hunters; sex limitations; and total take in any one year. The rules shall require that no moose shall be taken with rimfire firearms or with shotguns using shot loads including buckshot, and that in towns restricting weapon types for deer pursuant to RSA 207:3-b, 208:3, 208:3-a, 208:3-b, and 208:3-c, only weapon types allowed for deer shall be permitted for the taking of moose.

7:3 Effective Date. This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Approved: May 5, 2008

Effective Date: July 4, 2008

Links

HB1266 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB1266 Revision: 11466 Date: Jan. 1, 2008, midnight

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