February 15, 2002





ENGROSSED

SENATE BILL No. 190

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DIGEST OF SB 190 (Updated February 13, 2002 4:22 PM - DI 47)



Citations Affected: IC 14-22.

Synopsis: Clerk's issuance of hunting and fishing licenses. Provides that the clerk of the circuit court in each county may issue hunting, trapping, and fishing licenses. (Current law requires the clerk to issue the licenses.)

Effective: July 1, 2002.





Wheeler, Lewis
(HOUSE SPONSORS _ LYTLE, POND)




    January 7, 2002, read first time and referred to Committee on Natural Resources.
    January 15, 2002, amended, reported favorably _ Do Pass.
    January 22, 2002, read second time, ordered engrossed.
    January 23, 2002, engrossed.
    January 24, 2002, read third time, passed. Yeas 49, nays 0.

HOUSE ACTION

    February 5, 2002, read first time and referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development.
    February 14, 2002, reported _ Do Pass.






February 15, 2002

Second Regular Session 112th General Assembly (2002)


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ENGROSSED

SENATE BILL No. 190



    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:

    SECTION 1. IC 14-22-7-3 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2002]: Sec. 3. (a) A person may not hunt or take a migratory waterfowl within Indiana without having a migratory waterfowl stamp issued by the department. The stamp must be in the possession of each person hunting or taking a migratory waterfowl. However, the stamp need not be affixed to the hunting license. The licensee shall validate the stamp with the signature, in ink, of the licensee written across the face of the stamp.
    (b) The department shall do the following
        (1) determine the form of the migratory waterfowl stamp.
    (2) (c) The department may furnish the migratory waterfowl stamps to each clerk of the circuit court and the clerk's designated depositories for issuance or sale in the same manner as hunting licenses are issued or sold under IC 14-22-11.
    SECTION 2. IC 14-22-11-3, AS AMENDED BY P.L.188-2001, SECTION 2, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2002]: Sec. 3. (a) The director and agents appointed by the

director and a clerk of the circuit court in each county who is an authorized representative of the department shall issue all hunting, trapping, and fishing licenses.
     (b) The clerk of the circuit court in each county may issue hunting, trapping, and fishing licenses.
     (c) Each hunting, trapping, or fishing license must be in a form prescribed by the director and shall be countersigned by the clerk or agent issuing the license. The director shall furnish the clerks and agents with all necessary blank forms.