Text: HF2311            Text: HF2313
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House File 2312

HOUSE FILE BY RAECKER Passed House, Date Passed Senate, Date Vote: Ayes Nays Vote: Ayes Nays Approved A BILL FOR 1 An Act relating to special permits for Canada goose hunting and 2 providing a penalty. 3 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 4 TLSB 5768YH 82 5 av/nh/8 PAG LIN 1 1 Section 1. NEW SECTION. 484A.3 CANADA GOOSE HUNTING == 1 2 SPECIAL PERMITS. 1 3 1. The commission may issue permits to allow landowners 1 4 and tenants to hunt Canada geese on land owned or farmed by 1 5 them that is in an area closed to Canada goose hunting. 1 6 2. Canada goose hunting permits issued to such landowners 1 7 and tenants are valid only for use on the land for which the 1 8 applicant applies pursuant to this section. Individuals 1 9 qualified to request a goose hunting permit pursuant to this 1 10 section include landowners and tenants and their spouses, 1 11 parents, children, children's spouses, grandchildren, 1 12 siblings, and siblings' spouses. 1 13 3. The commission shall adopt rules pursuant to chapter 1 14 17A to implement this section. 1 15 EXPLANATION 1 16 This bill provides that the natural resource commission may 1 17 issue permits to allow landowners and tenants to hunt Canada 1 18 geese on land owned or farmed by them that is in an area 1 19 closed to Canada goose hunting. The bill also provides that 1 20 the Canada goose hunting permits that are issued are valid 1 21 only for use on the land for which the applicant applies and 1 22 are available for issuance to landowners and tenants as well 1 23 as their spouses, parents, children, children's spouses, 1 24 grandchildren, siblings, and siblings' spouses. 1 25 A person who violates the provisions of the bill is guilty 1 26 of a simple misdemeanor. A simple misdemeanor is punishable 1 27 by confinement for no more than 30 days or a fine of at least 1 28 $65 but not more than $625 or by both. 1 29 LSB 5768YH 82 1 30 av/nh/8
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