Bill Details - HB141 (2019)

HB 141 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2019 SESSION

19-0076

04/05

 

HOUSE BILL 141

 

AN ACT relative to carrying a pistol or revolver while hunting with a muzzleloader.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Sanborn, Hills. 41; Rep. Spillane, Rock. 2

 

COMMITTEE: Fish and Game and Marine Resources

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill permits a person hunting deer with a muzzleloader to carry a pistol or revolver while so 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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19-0076

04/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to carrying a pistol or revolver while hunting with a muzzleloader.

 

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

 

1  Game Animals; Deer; Muzzleloaders.  Amend RSA 208:5-a to read as follows:

208:5-a  Muzzleloaders.  

I.  A person who has complied with the licensing requirements relative to hunting deer pursuant to RSA 214, shall be issued a license, upon payment of a fee set by the executive director pursuant to RSA 206:10, I, for the following categories:  residents 16 years of age or older and nonresidents 16 years of age or older.  A muzzleloading license shall not be required for residents less than 16 years of age, but such person while hunting with a muzzleloading firearm shall be accompanied by a properly licensed person who is 18 years of age or over and shall also comply with all provisions of this chapter.  The license shall entitle the holder to hunt deer with a single shot muzzleloading firearm or with a crossbow.

II.  A person hunting deer with a muzzleloading firearm may carry a pistol or revolver while so hunting but shall not use the pistol or revolver to take or finish deer.  

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

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 2, 2019 To Be Introduced 01/02/2019 and referred to Fish and Game and Marine Resources

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB141 Revision: 4374 Date: Dec. 26, 2018, 3:50 p.m.