Bill No.: HB0023 Drafter: LGC
LSO No.: 09LSO-0102 Effective Date: 7/1/2009
Enrolled Act No.: HEA0005
Chapter No.: 24
Prime Sponsor: Joint Travel, Recreation, Wildlife and Cultural Resources Interim Committee
Catch Title: Game and fish-penalties.
Subject: Penalties for procuring a hunting license or hunting after license suspension.
· The act increases the penalty for procuring or possessing a hunting license or taking any wildlife prohibited by a court when the person has had a hunting or fishing license suspended or forfeited.
· The penalty under those provisions is changed from a low misdemeanor (a fine up to $1,000 and imprisonment up to six months) to a high misdemeanor (a fine up to $10,000.00 and imprisonment up to one year).