Bill Text: MI HB4151 | 2021-2022 | 101st Legislature | Chaptered

Bill Title: Natural resources: fishing; penalties for certain hunting and fishing licensing violations; modify. Amends sec. 43560 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.43560).

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)

Status: (Passed) 2022-02-23 - Assigned Pa 15'22 With Immediate Effect [HB4151 Detail]

Download: Michigan-2021-HB4151-Chaptered.html

Act No. 15

Public Acts of 2022

Approved by the Governor

February 23, 2022

Filed with the Secretary of State

February 23, 2022

EFFECTIVE DATE:  February 23, 2022















state of michigan

101st Legislature

Regular session of 2022

Introduced by Reps. Steven Johnson and Filler


AN ACT to amend 1994 PA 451, entitled “An act to protect the environment and natural resources of the state; to codify, revise, consolidate, and classify laws relating to the environment and natural resources of the state; to regulate the discharge of certain substances into the environment; to regulate the use of certain lands, waters, and other natural resources of the state; to protect the people’s right to hunt and fish; to prescribe the powers and duties of certain state and local agencies and officials; to provide for certain charges, fees, assessments, and donations; to provide certain appropriations; to prescribe penalties and provide remedies; and to repeal acts and parts of acts,” by amending section 43560 (MCL 324.43560), as added by 1995 PA 57.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Sec. 43560. (1) An individual who violates this part or a rule promulgated under this part, for which a penalty is not otherwise provided for in this section or this part, is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment for not more than 90 days or a fine of not less than $25.00 or more than $250.00 and the costs of prosecution, or both.

(2) An individual who fails to exhibit a hunting, fur harvester’s, or fishing license in violation of section 43516(3) is responsible for a state civil infraction and may be ordered to pay a civil fine of not more than $150.00.

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Clerk of the House of Representatives


Secretary of the Senate