Bill Details - HB442 (2019)

HB 442 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2019 SESSION

19-0718

04/08

 

HOUSE BILL 442

 

AN ACT relative to coyote hunting.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Read, Rock. 17; Rep. Mullen, Hills. 7; Rep. Frost, Straf. 16; Rep. Vann, Hills. 24; Sen. Ward, Dist 8

 

COMMITTEE: Fish and Game and Marine Resources

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits hunting coyote during certain months to coincide with coyote pup rearing.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19-0718

04/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to coyote hunting.

 

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

 

1  Game Animals; Coyote Hunting at Night.  Amend RSA 208:1-e to read as follows:

208:1-e  Coyote Hunting at Night.  Except as provided in RSA 208:1-f, the executive director of fish and game, with the consent of the commission, [shall] may establish, by rules adopted under RSA 541-A, a night hunting season for coyote.  Such rules [shall] may include, but not be limited to, the method and manner of taking, reporting requirements, length of the season and requirements for landowner permission.  Coyote may be taken from baited areas pursuant to RSA 207:3-d.

2  New Section; Game Animals; Coyote Pup Protection.  Amend RSA 208 by inserting after section 1-e the following new section:

208:1-f  Coyote Pup Protection.  No coyote shall be hunted at any time from April 1 through August 31 to coincide with coyote pup rearing.

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

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2019 Introduced 01/03/2019 and referred to Fish and Game and Marine Resources HJ 3 P. 14
Jan. 29, 2019 Public Hearing: 01/29/2019 02:00 pm LOB 307
Feb. 5, 2019 Executive Session: 02/05/2019 01:00 pm LOB 206-208
Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 14-6; RC)
March 19, 2019 Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/19/2019 (Vote 14-6; RC) HC 16 P. 27
Minority Committee Report: Ought to Pass
March 20, 2019 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA DV 233-126 03/20/2019

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 29, 2019 House Hearing
Feb. 5, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 19, 2019 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB442 Revision: 4593 Date: Jan. 8, 2019, 9:18 a.m.