Introduced Version






HOUSE BILL No. 1064

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 14-9-5-4; IC 14-22-12-1.

Synopsis: Donated wild game processing fee. Establishes a procedure to collect voluntary donations when hunting licenses are sold. Specifies that the proceeds must be used to process donated wild game related to feeding the state's hungry. (The introduced version of this bill was prepared by the natural resources study committee.)

Effective: July 1, 2010.





Bischoff




    January 5, 2010, read first time and referred to Committee on Natural Resources.







Introduced

Second Regular Session 116th General Assembly (2010)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1064



    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 14-9-5-4; (10)IN1064.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 14-9-5-4, AS ADDED BY P.L.66-2008, SECTION 3, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2010]: Sec. 4. (a) As used in this section, "account" means the Indiana sportsmen's benevolence account established by subsection (b).
    (b) The Indiana sportsmen's benevolence account is established within the fund for the division of law enforcement to encourage citizen participation in feeding the state's hungry through donations of wild game that has been lawfully hunted.
    (c) The account consists of:
        (1) gifts;
        (2) donations; and
        (3) proceeds derived from marketing by the division of law enforcement of goods related to the feeding of the state's hungry through donations of wild game under subsection (a); and
        (4) fees collected under IC 14-22-12-1(c).

    (d) The expenses of administering the account shall be paid from money in the account.
    (e) The division of law enforcement shall:
        (1) conduct a publicity campaign relating to feeding the state's hungry through donations of wild game;
        (2) coordinate with nonprofit entities and other entities created with goals of feeding the state's hungry; and
         (3) coordinate with nonprofit entities to use the money collected under IC 14-22-12-1(c) to assist meat processors in processing donations of wild game related to feeding the state's hungry; and
        (3) (4) engage in any other activities to further the goals of this section.
    (f) The treasurer of state shall invest the money in the account not currently needed to meet the obligations of the account in the same manner as other public money may be invested. Interest that accrues from these investments shall be deposited in the account.
SOURCE: IC 14-22-12-1; (10)IN1064.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. IC 14-22-12-1, AS AMENDED BY P.L.69-2009, SECTION 9, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2010]: Sec. 1. (a) The department may issue the following licenses and, except as provided in section 1.5 of this chapter and subject to subsection (b), shall charge the following minimum license fees to hunt, trap, or fish in Indiana:
        (1) A resident yearly license to fish, eight dollars and seventy-five cents ($8.75).
        (2) A resident yearly license to hunt, eight dollars and seventy-five cents ($8.75).
        (3) A resident yearly license to hunt and fish, thirteen dollars and seventy-five cents ($13.75).
        (4) A resident yearly license to trap, eight dollars and seventy-five cents ($8.75).
        (5) A nonresident yearly license to fish, twenty-four dollars and seventy-five cents ($24.75).
        (6) A nonresident yearly license to hunt, sixty dollars and seventy-five cents ($60.75).
        (7) A nonresident yearly license to trap, one hundred seventeen dollars and seventy-five cents ($117.75). However, a license may not be issued to a resident of another state if that state does not give reciprocity rights to Indiana residents similar to those nonresident trapping privileges extended in Indiana.
        (8) A resident or nonresident license to fish, including for trout and salmon, for one (1) day only, four dollars and seventy-five cents ($4.75).
        (9) A nonresident license to fish, excluding for trout and salmon,

for seven (7) days only, twelve dollars and seventy-five cents ($12.75).
        (10) A nonresident license to hunt for five (5) consecutive days only, twenty-five dollars and seventy-five cents ($25.75).
        (11) A resident or nonresident yearly stamp to fish for trout and salmon, six dollars and seventy-five cents ($6.75).
        (12) A resident yearly license to take a deer with a shotgun, muzzle loading gun, rifle, or handgun, thirteen dollars and seventy-five cents ($13.75).
        (13) A resident yearly license to take a deer with a muzzle loading gun, thirteen dollars and seventy-five cents ($13.75).
        (14) A resident yearly license to take a deer with a bow and arrow, thirteen dollars and seventy-five cents ($13.75).
        (15) A nonresident yearly license to take a deer with a shotgun, muzzle loading gun, rifle, or handgun, one hundred twenty dollars and seventy-five cents ($120.75).
        (16) A nonresident yearly license to take a deer with a muzzle loading gun, one hundred twenty dollars and seventy-five cents ($120.75).
        (17) A nonresident yearly license to take a deer with a bow and arrow, one hundred twenty dollars and seventy-five cents ($120.75).
        (18) A resident license to take an extra deer by a means, in a location, and under conditions established by rule adopted by the department under IC 4-22-2, five dollars ($5).
        (19) A nonresident license to take an extra deer by a means, in a location, and under conditions established by rule adopted by the department under IC 4-22-2, ten dollars ($10).
        (20) A resident yearly license to take a turkey, fourteen dollars and seventy-five cents ($14.75).
        (21) A nonresident yearly license to take a turkey, one hundred fourteen dollars and seventy-five cents ($114.75). However, if the state of residence of the nonresident applicant requires that before a resident of Indiana may take turkey in that state the resident of Indiana must also purchase another license in addition to a nonresident license to take turkey, the applicant must also purchase a nonresident yearly license to hunt under this section.
        (22) A resident license to take an extra turkey by a means, in a location, and under conditions established by rule adopted by the department under IC 4-22-2, fourteen dollars and seventy-five cents ($14.75).
        (23) A nonresident license to take an extra turkey by a means, in

a location, and under conditions established by rule adopted by the department under IC 4-22-2, one hundred fourteen dollars and seventy-five cents ($114.75). However, if the state of residence of the nonresident applicant requires that before a resident of Indiana may take a turkey in that state the resident of Indiana must also purchase another license in addition to a nonresident license to take a turkey, the applicant must also purchase a nonresident yearly license to hunt under this section.
        (24) A resident youth yearly consolidated license to hunt, trap, and fish, six dollars ($6). This license is subject to the following:
            (A) An applicant must be less than eighteen (18) years of age.
            (B) The license is in lieu of the resident yearly license to hunt, trap, and fish and all other yearly licenses, stamps, or permits to hunt, trap, and fish for a specific species or by a specific means.
        (25) A nonresident youth yearly license to hunt, seventeen dollars ($17). The applicant must be less than eighteen (18) years of age.
        (26) A nonresident youth yearly license to trap, seventeen dollars ($17). The applicant must be less than eighteen (18) years of age.
        (27) A nonresident youth yearly license to take a turkey, twenty-five dollars ($25). The applicant must be less than eighteen (18) years of age. However, if the state of residence of the nonresident applicant requires that before a resident of Indiana may take a turkey in that state the resident of Indiana must also purchase another license in addition to a nonresident license to take a turkey, the applicant must also purchase a nonresident youth yearly license to hunt under this section.
        (28) A nonresident youth license to take an extra turkey by a means, in a location, and under conditions established by rule adopted by the department under IC 4-22-2, twenty-five dollars ($25). The applicant must be less than eighteen (18) years of age. However, if the state of residence of the nonresident applicant requires that before a resident of Indiana may take a turkey in that state the resident of Indiana must also purchase another license in addition to a nonresident license to take a turkey, the applicant must also purchase a nonresident youth yearly license to hunt under this section.
        (29) A nonresident youth yearly license to take a deer with a shotgun, muzzle loading gun, or rifle, twenty-four dollars ($24). The applicant must be less than eighteen (18) years of age.
        (30) A nonresident youth yearly license to take a deer with a muzzle loading gun, twenty-four dollars ($24). The applicant

must be less than eighteen (18) years of age.
        (31) A nonresident youth yearly license to take a deer with a bow and arrow, twenty-four dollars ($24). The applicant must be less than eighteen (18) years of age.
        (32) A nonresident youth license to take an extra deer by a means, in a location, and under conditions established by rule adopted by the department under IC 4-22-2, twenty-four dollars ($24). The applicant must be less than eighteen (18) years of age.
        (33) A resident senior yearly license to fish, three dollars ($3). This license is subject to the following:
            (A) An applicant must be at least sixty-four (64) years of age and born after March 31, 1943.
            (B) The license is in lieu of the resident yearly license to fish and all other yearly licenses, stamps, or permits to fish for a specific species or by a specific means.
        (34) A resident senior "fish for life" license, seventeen dollars ($17). This license is subject to the following:
            (A) An applicant must be at least sixty-four (64) years of age and must have been born after March 31, 1943.
            (B) The license applies each year for the remainder of the license holder's life.
            (C) The license is in lieu of the resident senior yearly license to fish and all other yearly licenses, stamps, or permits to fish for a specific species or by a specific means.
        (35) A voluntary resident senior yearly license to fish, three dollars ($3). This license is subject to the following:
            (A) An applicant must have been born before April 1, 1943.
            (B) The license is instead of the resident yearly license to fish and all other yearly licenses, stamps, and permits to fish for a specific species or by a specific means.
    (b) The commission may set license fees to hunt, trap, or fish above the minimum fees established under subsection (a)
     (c) In addition to the license fees set under this section, the department shall establish a procedure to collect voluntary donations for processing wild game when a hunting license is sold. The minimum suggested donation must be one dollar ($1). The money collected under this section shall be deposited in the Indiana sportsmen's benevolence account (IC 14-9-5-4).