Bill Text: MI SB0036 | 2019-2020 | 100th Legislature | Introduced

Bill Title: Natural resources; hunting; transfer of private-land antlerless deer license to immediate family member; allow. Amends sec. 43527a of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.43527a).

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-16 - Referred To Committee On Natural Resources [SB0036 Detail]

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January 16, 2019, Introduced by Senator VANDERWALL and referred to the Committee on Natural Resources.




     A bill to amend 1994 PA 451, entitled


"Natural resources and environmental protection act,"


by amending section 43527a (MCL 324.43527a), as added by 2013 PA






     Sec. 43527a. (1) Beginning March 1, 2014, only Only an


individual holding a valid base license is eligible to purchase a


deer license or an antlerless deer license, pursuant to current


regulations. The fee for a deer license or an antlerless deer


license is $20.00.


     (2) Beginning March 1, 2014, the The department shall charge a


nonrefundable application fee not to exceed $5.00 for each


individual who applies for an antlerless deer license.

     (3) The department may issue a kill tag with or as part of


each deer license. The kill tag shall must bear the license number.


The kill tag may also include space for other pertinent information


required by the department. The kill tag, if issued, is part of the




     (4) Where authorized by the department, a resident may


purchase a second deer license for the fee assessed under this


subsection for the deer license for which that individual is


eligible. However, a senior license discount is not available for


the purchase of a second deer license. Where authorized by the


department, a nonresident may purchase an additional deer license


or antlerless deer license under this section for $170.00. The


department may issue orders under part 401 designating the kind of


deer that may be taken and the geographic area in which any license


issued under this section is valid, when advisable in managing




     (5) An individual who obtains a private-land antlerless deer


license may transfer that antlerless deer license to an immediate


family member of that individual.


     (6) As used in this section, "immediate family member" means a


spouse, child, step-child, sibling, or parent.