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HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 2
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HJR002.................................................by HARWOOD AND TRAIL
WILDLIFE - HUNTING/FISHING/TRAPPING - Proposes a new section to the
Constitution of the State of Idaho to provide that hunting, trapping,
fishing and taking of wild animals, wild birds and wild fish are a valued
part of our heritage; and to provide that all wildlife shall be managed by
laws and regulations which provide continued supplies for Idaho citizens.
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01/24 Rpt prt - to Res/Con
|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ||||
Fifty-sixth Legislature Second Regular Session - 2002
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 2
BY HARWOOD AND TRAIL
1 A JOINT RESOLUTION
2 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE I, OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF
3 IDAHO, BY THE ADDITION OF A NEW SECTION 23, ARTICLE I, TO PROVIDE THAT
4 HUNTING, TRAPPING AND FISHING AND THE TAKING OF WILD ANIMALS, WILD BIRDS
5 AND WILD FISH ARE A VALUED PART OF OUR HERITAGE AND WILL BE FOREVER PRE-
6 SERVED FOR THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF THE
7 STATE OF IDAHO AND THAT ALL WILDLIFE SHALL BE MANAGED BY LAWS AND REGULA-
8 TIONS WHICH PROVIDE CONTINUED SUPPLIES FOR IDAHO CITIZENS TO HARVEST BY
9 TRADITIONAL METHODS OF TAKE; STATING THE QUESTION TO BE SUBMITTED TO THE
10 ELECTORATE; DIRECTING THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL TO PREPARE THE STATEMENTS
11 REQUIRED BY LAW; AND DIRECTING THE SECRETARY OF STATE TO PUBLISH THE
12 AMENDMENT AND ARGUMENTS AS REQUIRED BY LAW.
13 Be It Resolved by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
14 SECTION 1. That Article I, of the Constitution of the State of Idaho be
15 amended by the addition of a NEW SECTION, to be known and designated as Sec-
16 tion 23, Article I, of the Constitution of the State of Idaho, and to read as
18 SECTION 23. RIGHT TO HUNT, TRAP, FISH AND TAKE WILD ANIMALS,
19 WILD BIRDS AND WILD FISH. Hunting, trapping, and fishing and the tak-
20 ing of wild animals, wild birds and wild fish are a valued part of
21 our heritage and will be forever preserved for the people of the
22 state of Idaho within the boundaries of the state of Idaho. All wild-
23 life shall be managed by laws and regulations which provide continued
24 supplies for Idaho citizens to harvest by traditional methods of
26 SECTION 2. The question to be submitted to the electors of the State of
27 Idaho at the next general election shall be as follows:
28 "Shall Article I, of the Constitution of the State of Idaho be amended by
29 the addition of a new Section 23, to provide that hunting, trapping, and fish-
30 ing and the taking of wild animals, wild birds and wild fish are a valued part
31 of our heritage and will be forever preserved for the people of the state of
32 Idaho within the boundaries of the state of Idaho and that all wildlife shall
33 be managed by laws and regulations which provide continued supplies for Idaho
34 citizens to harvest by traditional methods of take?".
35 SECTION 3. The Legislative Council is directed to prepare the statements
36 required by Section 67-453, Idaho Code, and file the same.
37 SECTION 4. The Secretary of State is hereby directed to publish this pro-
38 posed constitutional amendment and arguments as required by law.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
This bill will preserve and provide hunting, fishing, and trapping,
as they are a valued part of Idaho’s heritage. This amendment will
be managed by law and regulation, for the public good of the people
of the state of Idaho.
As estimated by the secretary of state’s office, this will cost
the general fund approximately $25,000.
Name: Rep. RJ Dick HARWOOD
Name: Rep. Tom Trail
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE HJR 2