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S1513..........................................by RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT
COMMERCIAL WILDLIFE LICENSE - Amends existing law to require certain
persons to obtain a commercial wildlife license; to provide for resident
and nonresident commercial wildlife license; to provide fees; and to
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|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ||||
Fifty-fifth Legislature Second Regular Session - 2000
IN THE SENATE
SENATE BILL NO. 1513
BY RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO FISH AND GAME; AMENDING SECTION 36-601, IDAHO CODE, TO REQUIRE
3 CERTAIN PERSONS TO OBTAIN A COMMERCIAL WILDLIFE LICENSE AND TO MAKE TECH-
4 NICAL CORRECTIONS; AMENDING SECTION 36-602, IDAHO CODE, TO PROVIDE FOR
5 RESIDENT AND NONRESIDENT COMMERCIAL WILDLIFE LICENSES, TO PROVIDE FEES AND
6 TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS; AND AMENDING SECTION 36-603, IDAHO CODE, TO
7 REQUIRE RECORDKEEPING.
8 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
9 SECTION 1. That Section 36-601, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
10 amended to read as follows:
11 36-601. TAXIDERMIST AND FUR BUYERS MUST PROCURE LICENSE COMMERCIAL WILD-
12 LIFE LICENSE REQUIRED. ( a1) Taxidermy -- License Required. Any person who at
13 any time within the state of Idaho desires to mount, preserve or prepare for
14 preservation any of the dead bodies of any wildlife or any part thereof not
15 personally taken by him in compliance with the provisions of this title, must
16 obtain a taxidermist license. Without paying an additional fee for a fur
17 buyer's license, the holder of a taxidermist's license shall be entitled to
18 engage in purchases as provided in subsection (b) of this section.
19 (b) Purchase of Hides, Skins or Pelts -- License Required. Any person or
20 who engages in the business of buying raw black bear skins, raw cougar skins
21 or parts of black bears or cougars, or the raw hides, skins, or pelts of any
22 of the fur bearers of this state must obtain a fur buyer's commercial wildlife
24 ( c2) Said taxidermist and fur buyer licenses The commercial wildlife
25 license shall be obtained from the director for a fee and subject to the limi-
26 tations hereinafter provided of this chapter.
27 SECTION 2. That Section 36-602, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
28 amended to read as follows:
29 36-602. LICENSE FEES -- EXPIRATION. ( a1) Resident Taxidermist Commercial
30 Wildlife License. A fee of ten thirty-five dollars ($ 1035.00) shall be charged
31 for a resident taxidermist commercial wildlife license.
32 ( b2) Nonresident Taxidermist Commercial Wildlife License. Nonresidents
33 shall pay an amount equal to that charged Idaho residents in the state of the
34 applicant for a nonresident fur buyer's the license. In cases where the state
35 of the applicant requires more than one (1) license, the cost shall be the
36 total for all licenses required of an Idaho resident to engage in similar
37 activities. In no case shall this amount be less than forty one hundred
38 twenty-five dollars ($ 40.00125). The department shall promulgate rules imple-
39 menting the provisions of this section.
40 (c) Resident Fur Buyers License. A fee of five dollars ($5.00) shall be
41 charged for a resident fur buyers license.
1 (d) Nonresident Fur Buyers License. Nonresidents shall pay an amount
2 equal to that charged Idaho residents in the state of the applicant for a non-
3 resident fur buyer's license. In no case shall this amount be less than twenty
4 dollars ($20.00). The department shall promulgate rules implementing the pro-
5 visions of this section.
6 ( e3) The expiration date for such commercial wildlife licenses shall be
7 June 30 next following the date of issuance.
8 SECTION 3. That Section 36-603, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
9 amended to read as follows:
10 36-603. TAXIDERMISTS' AND FUR BUYERS' RECORDS. Any person licensed under
11 the provisions of this chapter shall keep a record for two (2) years last past
12 of wildlife or the hides, skins, or pelts thereof received for preserving or
13 sale mounting or preserving and fur bearers purchased. Records may be written
14 or may be retained on media other than paper, provided that the form or medium
15 complies with the standards set forth in section 9-328, Idaho Code. Such The
16 record shall be made upon a form provided by the department which sets forth
17 such information as may be required by the director and shall be subject to
18 his inspection at any time.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
The purpose of this legislation is to amend Section 36-601, Idaho Code, to
combine fur buyers licenses and taxidermists licenses into one license, to be
known as a commercial wildlife license.
This legislation will raise approximately the same amount of money as the
proposed new fee structure.
Contact: Senator Gary 1. Schroeder
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL IMPACT S 1513