February 18, 2000





ENGROSSED

SENATE BILL No. 331

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DIGEST OF SB 331 (Updated February 16, 2000 6:33 PM - DI 77)



Citations Affected: IC 14-22.

Synopsis: Fishing license exemption. Exempts a developmentally disabled person from the requirement to have a fishing license if the person: (1) is a resident of Indiana; and (2) is fishing with a person who holds a fishing license or who is exempt from holding a license because they are at least 65 years old.

Effective: July 1, 2000.





Wolf, Meeks R, Wheeler
(HOUSE SPONSORS _ LYTLE, LEUCK, KRUSE)




    January 10, 2000, read first time and referred to Committee on Natural Resources.
    January 25, 2000, amended, reported favorably _ Do Pass.
    January 31, 2000, read second time, ordered engrossed. Engrossed.
    February 7, 2000, read third time, passed. Yeas 50, nays 0.

HOUSE ACTION

    February 10, 2000, read first time and referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development.
    February 17, 2000, reported _ Do Pass.





February 18, 2000

Second Regular Session 111th General Assembly (2000)


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ENGROSSED

SENATE BILL No. 331



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning natural and cultural resources.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

    SECTION 1. IC 14-22-11-8 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2000]: Sec. 8. (a) This section does not apply to the following:
        (1) A person who is:
            (A) a resident of Indiana; and
            (B) at least sixty-five (65) years of age.
        (2) A person who is less than seventeen (17) years of age.
        (3) A person who is legally blind.
        (4) A person who is a resident patient of a state mental institution.
        (5) A person who is:
            (A) a resident of a health facility (as defined in IC 16-18-2-167) licensed in Indiana; and
            (B) taking part in a supervised activity of the health facility.
        (6) A person who:
            (A) is a resident of Indiana;
            (B) has a developmental disability; and
            (C) is fishing with a person who holds a fishing license or

is exempt from holding a fishing license under subdivision (1).
        (7)
A resident of Indiana who fishes during a free sport fishing day designated under IC 14-22-18.
    (b) Every person must have a fishing license in the person's possession when fishing in:
        (1) waters containing state owned fish;
        (2) waters of the state; or
        (3) boundary waters of the state.
    (c) Every person must have a valid trout-salmon stamp in the person's possession to legally fish for or take trout or salmon in:
        (1) waters containing state owned fish;
        (2) waters of the state; or
        (3) boundary waters of the state.