HB 1847-1_ Filed 02/22/2005, 15:36
Your Committee on Environmental Affairs , to which was referred House Bill
1847 , has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the
House with the recommendation that said bill be amended as follows:
Delete the title and insert the following:
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert the following:
SOURCE: IC 14-22-42; (05)AM184703.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 14-22-42 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE
AS A NEW
CHAPTER TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE
JULY 1, 2005]:
Chapter 42. Regulation of Cervid Herds on Private Property
Sec. 1. The general assembly finds that certain privately owned
real property is unique and needs special consideration because of
all of the following conditions:
(1) The private property owner desires to provide a unique
habitat that is reasonably expected to provide habitat for wild
turkeys, deer, ducks, blue herons, hawks, and other native
(2) The private property is reasonably expected to preserve in
periods of normal rainfall at least five (5) acres of wetland and
at least five (5) acres of ponds.
(3) The private property is reasonably expected to preserve
shrubs, fruit trees, hardwood trees, bottomland trees and
shrubs, evergreen trees, medium diversity prairie with
wildflowers, high diversity prairie with wildflowers, short
grass prairie, wooded wet seed mix, wet prairie with
wildflowers, and other native plant life.
(4) The private property owner does not allow hunting of
native animal life for a fee.
(5) The private property is owned by one (1) person and has
a fence enclosing more than six hundred forty (640) acres.
Sec. 2. (a) Except as provided in IC 14-22-1 through
IC 14-22-40, 345 IAC 2-7-3 concerning cervid herd registration:
(1) does not apply to; and
(2) may not be enforced on;
real property described in section 1 of this chapter.
(b) The Indiana state board of animal health may not adopt or
enforce a rule to require cervid herd registration on property
described in section 1 of this chapter.
(Reference is to HB 1847 as introduced.)
and when so amended that said bill do pass.
AM184703/DI 69 2005