Introduced Version






SENATE BILL No. 386

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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, Deig




    January 12, 2010, read first time and referred to Committee on Natural Resources.







Introduced

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 as:
            (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.