SENATE BILL No. 153
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 14-22-12-1.5.
Synopsis: Disabled veteran hunting and fishing licenses. Establishes
a reduced fee lifetime hunting, fishing, and trapping license for
residents who have a service connected disability.
Effective: July 1, 2011.
January 5, 2011, read first time and referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural
First Regular Session 117th General Assembly (2011)
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SENATE BILL No. 153
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 14-22-12-1.5; (11)IN0153.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 14-22-12-1.5 IS AMENDED TO READ AS
FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2011]: Sec. 1.5. (a) As used in this
section, "qualified individual" means an individual who:
(1) is a resident of Indiana;
(2) has served in the armed forces of the United States; and
(3) has a service connected disability, as evidenced by:
(A) records of the United States Department of Veterans
(B) disability retirement benefits awarded to the individual
under laws administered by the United States Department of
(b) A qualified individual is entitled to reduced fee hunting and
fishing licenses under this section.
(c) Each year a qualified individual may obtain:
(A) a resident yearly license to fish; and
(B) a resident yearly license to hunt; or
(2) a resident yearly license to hunt and fish;
by paying a reduced license fee of two dollars and seventy-five cents
($2.75) instead of the fee prescribed by section 1 of this chapter.
(d) A qualified individual may obtain a lifetime license to hunt,
fish, and trap by paying a reduced license fee of fifty dollars ($50)
instead of the fee prescribed by section 7 of this chapter.
An applicant for a reduced fee license under this section
must do the following:
(1) Request the license from:
(A) the department;
(B) an agent appointed by the director under IC 14-22-11-3; or
(C) the clerk of the circuit court who is an authorized
representative of the department under IC 14-22-11-3 in the
county in which the individual resides.
(2) Present evidence that the applicant is a qualified individual.