Bill Text: MI SB0366 | 2019-2020 | 100th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Natural resources; hunting; discounts on nonresident licenses; provide for under certain circumstances. Amends secs. 43504, 43523a & 43523b of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.43504 et seq.). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0367'19

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-06-11 - Referred To Committee On Natural Resources [SB0366 Detail]

Download: Michigan-2019-SB0366-Introduced.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SENATE BILL No. 366

 

 

June 11, 2019, Introduced by Senator MCBROOM and referred to the Committee on Natural    Resources.

 

 

 

     A bill to amend 1994 PA 451, entitled

 

"Natural resources and environmental protection act,"

 

by amending sections 43504, 43523a, and 43523b (MCL 324.43504,

 

324.43523a, and 324.43523b), section 43504 as amended by 2004 PA

 

587, section 43523a as amended by 2018 PA 3, and section 43523b as

 

added by 2013 PA 108.

 

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

 

     Sec. 43504. As used in this part:

 

     (a) "Game" has the meaning given that term in part 401.

 

     (b) "Game and fish protection account" means the game and fish

 

protection account of the Michigan conservation and recreation

 

legacy fund provided for in section 2010.

 

     (c) "Qualified nonresident" means any of the following:

 


     (i) A nonresident who owns land in this state.

 

     (ii) A nonresident who signs an affidavit that includes a

 

statement that the individual previously lived in this state.

 

     (iii) A nonresident who previously possessed a resident

 

hunting license in this state or possessed a certification of

 

completion of training in hunter safety issued to the individual by

 

this state.

 

     (d) (c) "Wildlife and fisheries" includes any member of the

 

wild animal kingdom, including any mammal, bird, fish, reptile,

 

amphibian, or invertebrate found in this state at any point in its

 

natural life cycle.

 

     Sec. 43523a. (1) Except as otherwise provided in this part, an

 

individual shall not hunt small game, unless the individual

 

possesses a current base license. A base license authorizes the

 

individual named in the license to hunt for small game, except for

 

animals or birds that require a special license.

 

     (2) If authorized in an order issued under part 401, an

 

individual who possesses a current base license may take specified

 

fur-bearing animals by means other than trapping during the open

 

season for hunting these fur-bearing animals. However, an

 

individual who goes on a bobcat hunt with a licensed hunter is not

 

required to possess a base license if the individual does not carry

 

a firearm, bow, or crossbow and does not own dogs used to chase or

 

locate a bobcat during the hunt.

 

     (3) The fee for a base license is as follows:

 

     (a) Subject to subdivision (b), for a resident, $10.00.

 

     (b) For a resident minor child or nonresident minor child,


$5.00.

 

     (c) For a qualified nonresident, $75.00.

 

     (d) (c) Subject to subdivision subdivisions (b) and (c), for a

 

nonresident, $150.00.

 

     (4) A base license is void between the hours of 1/2 hour after

 

sunset and 1/2 hour before sunrise with the exception of coyote

 

hunting.

 

     (5) A nonresident may purchase a limited nonresident small

 

game license entitling that individual to hunt for a 7-day period

 

all species of small game that are available to hunt under a

 

nonresident base license. The Except as otherwise provided in this

 

subsection, the fee for a 7-day limited nonresident small game

 

license is $80.00. For a qualified nonresident, the fee for a

 

limited nonresident small game license is $40.00. Except for the

 

purchase of a waterfowl hunting license under section 43525b, the

 

purchase of a 7-day limited nonresident small game license does not

 

entitle the holder to purchase any additional licenses.

 

     (6) Beginning March 1, 2018, a A nonresident may purchase a 3-

 

day limited nonresident small game license entitling that

 

individual to hunt for a 3-day period all species of small game

 

that are available to hunt under a nonresident base license. The

 

fee for a 3-day limited nonresident small game license is $50.00.

 

Except for the purchase of a waterfowl hunting license issued under

 

section 43525b, the purchase of a 3-day limited nonresident small

 

game license does not entitle the holder to purchase any additional

 

licenses.

 

     (7) Not later than March 1, 2018, the The department shall


develop an electronic license that allows an individual to display

 

an electronic copy of his or her base license using an electronic

 

device.

 

     Sec. 43523b. (1) Beginning March 1, 2014, the The fee for a

 

resident combination hunt and fish license is $75.00 and shall must

 

include all of the privileges conferred by all of the following:

 

     (a) Resident base license.

 

     (b) Two deer licenses.

 

     (c) All-species fishing license.

 

     (2) Beginning March 1, 2014, Except as otherwise provided in

 

subsection (3), the fee for a nonresident combination hunt and fish

 

license is $265.00 and shall must include all of the privileges

 

conferred by all of the following:

 

     (a) Nonresident base license.

 

     (b) Two deer licenses.

 

     (c) All-species fishing license.

 

     (3) For a qualified nonresident, the fee for a nonresident

 

combination hunt and fish license is $132.50 and must include all

 

of the privileges conferred by all of the following:

 

     (a) Nonresident base license.

 

     (b) Two deer licenses.

 

     (c) All-species fishing license.

 

     Enacting section 1. This amendatory act takes effect 90 days

 

after the date it is enacted into law.

 

     Enacting section 2. This amendatory act does not take effect

 

unless Senate Bill No. 367

 

of the 100th Legislature is enacted into law.

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