SENATE BILL No. 386
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 14-22-11-11.
Synopsis: Fishing licenses for discharged veterans. Allows a resident
who has served during the preceding 24 months in federal active
service outside the United States as a member of the armed forces to
fish without a license.
Effective: July 1, 2010.
Breaux, Young R, Mrvan, Hume,
January 12, 2010, read first time and referred to Committee on Natural Resources.
Second Regular Session 116th General Assembly (2010)
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SENATE BILL No. 386
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:
SOURCE: IC 14-22-11-11; (10)IN0386.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 14-22-11-11 IS AMENDED TO READ AS
FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2010]: Sec. 11. (a)
A resident of
Indiana on leave from the armed forces of the United States may hunt
or fish any species in season without a license for the duration of the
person's leave. However, when the person is hunting or fishing, the
person must show the person's leave orders and motor vehicle
operator's license or voter registration card to prove residence in
Indiana to a law enforcement officer requesting to see the leave orders
and license or card.
(b) A resident of Indiana who:
(1) has served at any time during the preceding twenty-four
(24) months in federal active service outside the United States
(A) a member of the National Guard; or
(B) a reserve or active duty member of the armed forces of
the United States; and
(2) has been discharged from active duty;
may fish any species in season without a license. However, when
the person is fishing, the person must show the person's official
military discharge papers and motor vehicle operator's license or
voter registration card to prove residence in Indiana to a law
enforcement officer requesting to see the discharge papers and
license or card.