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House File 96

HOUSE FILE BY HORBACH A BILL FOR 1 An Act relating to the attachment of tags to deer carcasses. 2 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: TLSB 1841YH (5) 84 av/nh PAG LIN 1 1 Section 1. Section 483A.8, subsection 2, Code 2011, is 1 2 amended to read as follows: 1 3 2. The deer hunting license shall be accompanied by a tag 1 4 designed to be used only once. When a deer is taken, the deer 1 5 shall be tagged and the tag shall be dated. The tag shall be 1 6 attached to the carcass of a deer taken within thirty minutes 1 7 of the time the deer carcass is located after being taken, or 1 8 before the carcass is moved to be transported by any means 1 9 from the place where the deer was taken, whichever occurs 1 10 first. For each antlered deer taken, the tag shall be affixed 1 11 to the deer's antlers. For the purposes of this subsection, 1 12 transportation of a deer carcass does not include moving the 1 13 carcass by hand a reasonable distance for the sole purpose of 1 14 finding a suitable location to field dress the deer. For the 1 15 purposes of this subsection, "field dress" means that the deer 1 16 carcass is bled and cleaned of its internal organs. 1 17 EXPLANATION 1 18 This bill requires that a deer tag must be attached to the 1 19 carcass of a deer taken within 30 minutes of the time the deer 1 20 is located after being taken, or before the carcass is moved to 1 21 be transported by any means from the place where the deer was 1 22 taken, whichever occurs first. For the purposes of the bill, 1 23 transportation of a deer carcass does not include moving the 1 24 carcass by hand a reasonable distance for the sole purpose of 1 25 finding a suitable location to field dress the deer. For the 1 26 purposes of the bill, "field dress" means that the deer carcass 1 27 is properly bled and cleaned of its internal organs. 1 28 Currently, by rule, a tag must be attached to the carcass of 1 29 a deer taken within 15 minutes of the time the deer is killed 1 30 or before the carcass is moved in any manner, whichever occurs 1 31 first. LSB 1841YH (5) 84 av/nh
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