HB1339 (2020) Detail

Relative to damage to crops or livestock done by animals.


HB 1339 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2455

08/03

 

HOUSE BILL 1339

 

AN ACT relative to damage to crops or livestock done by animals.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Pearl, Merr. 26; Rep. Lang, Belk. 4; Rep. Costable, Rock. 3; Rep. Plumer, Belk. 6; Rep. Thompson, Ches. 14; Sen. French, Dist 7; Sen. Giuda, Dist 2

 

COMMITTEE: Fish and Game and Marine Resources

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill removes certain requirements on damage caused by wild animals on farms before a person may kill such wild animal without a permit.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2455

08/03

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT relative to damage to crops or livestock done by animals.

 

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

 

1  Wildlife Damage Control; Killing by Land Owner of Animal Inflicting Damage.  Amend RSA 207:26 to read as follows:

207:26  Killing by Land Owner of Bird or Animal Inflicting Damage.  A person may pursue, wound, or kill, on land owned or occupied by such person, any unprotected bird or wild animal which the person finds in the act of doing actual [and substantial] damage to poultry, crops, domestic animals, or the person's property, and may authorize a family member, employee, or other person requested to do so under the provision of a depredation permit issued by the executive director pursuant to RSA 207:22-c, III.

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

Links

HB1339 at GenCourtMobile
HB1339 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 14, 2020 House Hearing
Jan. 21, 2020 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 6, 2020 House Floor Vote
Feb. 13, 2020 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1339 Revision: 6983 Date: Dec. 2, 2019, 2:47 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Fish and Game and Marine Resources HJ 1 P. 18
Jan. 14, 2020 Public Hearing: 01/14/2020 11:00 am LOB 307
Jan. 21, 2020 Executive Session: 01/21/2020 11:00 am LOB 307
Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 13-3; RC)
Feb. 6, 2020 Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 02/06/2020 (Vote 13-3; RC) HC 5 P. 5
Feb. 13, 2020 Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 02/13/2020 (Vote 13-3; RC) HC 5 P. 5
Minority Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0134h
Feb. 13, 2020 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA RC 199-129 02/13/2020 HJ 3 P. 14