HOUSE BILL NO. 472

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H0472.........................................by RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
FISH AND GAME - Amends existing law relating to fish and game to provide
for two pole permits; and to provide for permits to use as individuals for
certain persons.

02/06    House intro - 1st rdg - to printing
02/07    Rpt prt - to Res/Con
02/22    Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
02/25    2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
02/27    3rd rdg - PASSED - 64-0-6
      AYES -- Anderson, Andrus, Barrett, Bayer, Bedke, Bell, Bilbao, Block,
      Bock, Boe, Bolz, Bowers, Brackett, Bradford, Chadderdon, Chavez,
      Chew, Clark, Collins, Crane, Durst, Eskridge, Hagedorn, Hart,
      Harwood, Henbest, Henderson, Jaquet, Killen, King, Kren, Labrador,
      Lake, LeFavour, Loertscher, Luker, Marriott, Mathews, McGeachin,
      Mortimer, Moyle, Nielsen, Nonini, Pasley-Stuart, Pence, Raybould,
      Roberts, Rusche, Sayler, Schaefer, Shepherd(02), Shepherd(08),
      Shirley, Shively, Smith(24), Smith(30)(Stanek), Stevenson, Thayn,
      Thomas, Trail, Wills, Wood(27), Wood(35), Mr. Speaker
      NAYS -- None
      Absent and excused -- Black, Patrick, Ringo, Ruchti, Snodgrass,
      Vander Woude
    Floor Sponsor - Chavez
    Title apvd - to Senate
02/28    Senate intro - 1st rdg - to Res/Env
03/10    Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
03/11    2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
03/14    3rd rdg - PASSED - 33-0-2
      AYES -- Andreason, Bair, Bastian, Broadsword, Burkett, Cameron,
      Coiner, Corder, Darrington, Davis, Fulcher, Gannon, Geddes, Goedde,
      Hammond, Heinrich, Hill, Kelly, Keough, Langhorst, Little, Lodge,
      Malepeai(Sagness), McGee, McKague, McKenzie, Pearce, Richardson,
      Schroeder, Siddoway, Stegner, Stennett, Werk
      NAYS -- None
      Absent and excused -- Bilyeu, Jorgenson
    Floor Sponsor - Coiner
    Title apvd - to House
03/17    To enrol - Rpt enrol - Sp signed
03/18    Pres signed - To Governor
03/19    Governor signed
         Session Law Chapter 211
         Effective: 07/01/08

Bill Text




                                                                       
  ]]]]              LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO             ]]]]
 Fifty-ninth Legislature                   Second Regular Session - 2008

                                                                       

                              IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                                     HOUSE BILL NO. 472

                          BY RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION COMMITTEE

  1                                        AN ACT
  2    RELATING TO FISH AND GAME; AMENDING SECTION 36-406A, IDAHO  CODE,  TO  PROVIDE
  3        FOR  TWO POLE PERMITS AND TO PROVIDE FOR PERMITS TO USE AS INDIVIDUALS FOR
  4        CERTAIN PERSONS.

  5    Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:

  6        SECTION 1.  That Section 36-406A, Idaho Code, be, and the same  is  hereby
  7    amended to read as follows:

  8        36-406A.  TWO POLE VALIDATION PERMIT. The commission is authorized to pro-
  9    mulgate  rules  specifying  seasons and waters where a resident or nonresident
 10    may apply for a validation to be placed on their fishing  license  purchase  a
 11    permit  authorizing  the  person to use two (2) poles on waters that have been
 12    designated as "two pole" waters by commission rule subject to payment of a fee
 13    as specified in section 36-416, Idaho Code. A person who has a validation  two
 14    pole permit may utilize two (2) poles to fish with during the season so speci-
 15    fied  by  commission  rule  and on the waters so specified by commission rule.
 16    Bona fide residents of Idaho who are expressly exempt  from  license  require-
 17    ments  to  fish in the public waters of the state may purchase a permit to use
 18    as an individual pursuant to this section as  specified  by  commission  rule.
 19    Unlicensed  nonresident children under the age of fourteen (14) years shall be
 20    eligible to purchase a permit to use as an  individual  if  accompanied  by  a
 21    holder  of  a valid license and provided that any fish caught by such nonresi-
 22    dent children shall be included in  the  bag  and  possession  limit  of  such
 23    license holder.

Statement of Purpose / Fiscal Impact


                     STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

                           RS 17725

The purpose of this legislation is to amend existing law
to revise terminology to provide for a two (2) pole permit and
to allow persons exempt from purchasing a fishing license to
purchase a two pole permit. This will allow children exempt
from licensing to fish with a two pole permit, similar to
provisions of 36-410(b) and (c) for steelhead trout and
anadromous salmon permits.

                                 
                         FISCAL NOTE

There will be no fiscal impact to the State. There will
be no fiscal effect to Fish and Game funds by revising the two
pole validation to become a two pole permit. Allowing
residents and non-residents, who are exempt from purchasing a
fishing license, to purchase a two pole permit is estimated to
increase sales of the two pole permit by no more than 5% of
the 2006 sales for a total increase to Fish and Game funds of
$14,712.


Contact:
Rep. Liz Chavez
(208) 332-1243
Rep. Mike Moyle
Rep. George Sayler
Rep. Fred Wood


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE                         H 472