HB 1349-9_ Filed 01/26/2006, 11:16 Ulmer


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HOUSE MOTION ____

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MR. SPEAKER:

    I move that House Bill 1349 be amended to read as follows:

SOURCE: Page 1, line 1; (06)MO134907.1. -->     Page 1, delete lines 1 through 17.
    Delete page 2.
    Page 3, delete lines 1 through 30.
    Page 3, line 37, after "game mammals," insert " elk, ".
    Page 3, line 39, delete "A cervidae livestock operation licensed under IC 14-22-20.5" and insert " Except as provided in section 5 of this chapter, game mammals, elk, and furbearing mammals held under a license issued under this chapter may not be hunted or harvested for sporting purposes.
    (c) After July 1, 2016, hunting and harvesting of game mammals, elk, and furbearing mammals for sporting purposes is prohibited under a license issued under this chapter.

SOURCE: IC 14-22-20-5; (06)MO134907.2. -->     SECTION 2. IC 14-22-20-5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2006]: Sec. 5. (a) A person who:
        (1) possesses a license issued under this chapter;
        (2) provides documentation to the department that the person has allowed deer or elk hunting under a license issued under this chapter in 2003, 2004, or 2005; and
        (3) complies with the requirements under subsection (c);
is entitled to continue to allow hunting and harvesting of deer and elk for sport purposes.
    (b) The department shall provide a person who meets the requirements under subsection (a) with a letter certifying that the person is authorized to operate a game breeder's licensed hunting

facility.
    (c) A person who operates a game breeder's licensed hunting facility must comply with the following requirements:
        (1) A hunting stand may not be located closer than seventy-five (75) yards from the boundary fence.
        (2) A deer or an elk must be released into the hunting area at least ten (10) days before it is hunted. Hunting of other deer and elk is not allowed in the hunting area during this period.
        (3) The number of hunters in the hunting area at any time may not exceed one (1) hunter per twenty (20) acres.
        (4) Any law or rule concerning the hunting of whitetail deer, including hunting seasons, bag, sex, and size limits, weapon limitations, and license requirements applies to the hunting of whitetail deer on a licensed hunting facility.
        (5) The licensed hunting facility must comply with all rules of the board of animal health concerning deer and elk, including rules concerning chronic wasting disease (CWD).
        (6) The licensed hunting facility may not sell a specific deer or elk to the hunter. However, the licensed hunting facility may charge either:
            (A) a basic hunting fee; or
            (B) a fee based upon the antler size of the deer or elk taken by the hunter.
        (7) Hunting is prohibited in an area within one hundred fifty (150) yards of an artificial feeding site.
        (8) The licensed hunting facility must maintain a hunting area that contains an area of at least eighty (80) contiguous acres and that is surrounded by a boundary fence that is at least eight (8) feet in height.
        (9) The operator of a licensed hunting facility shall pay the department the following fees for each deer or elk harvested on the licensed hunting facility:
            (A) Two hundred fifty dollars ($250) per buck.
            (B) Fifty dollars ($50) per doe.
        (10) A person who operates a licensed hunting facility must maintain daily records concerning the following:
            (A) The number of deer and elk released into the hunting area.
            (B) The number of hunters.
            (C) The number of deer and elk harvested.
        (11) The licensed hunting facility must allow the department, at any time, to inspect the following:
            (A) The daily records required under subdivision (10).
            (B) The deer and elk.
            (C) The hunting area.
        (12) Before July 1, 2015, a person who operates a licensed

hunting facility shall submit a plan to the department that outlines how all deer and elk will be harvested or removed from the licensed hunting facility.
    (d) Deer and elk may not be released into a game breeder's licensed hunting facility after July 1, 2015.
    (e) This section expires July 1, 2016.
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SOURCE: Page 3, line 40; (06)MO134907.3. -->     Page 3, delete lines 40 through 42.
    Delete pages 4 through 8.
    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to HB 1349 as printed January 20, 2006.)

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Representative Ulmer


MO134907/DI 77     2006