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H0132.........................................by RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION WOLVES - Amends existing law to provide that all methods of take shall be authorized for the management of wolves in accordance with existing laws or approved management plans regardless of the classification assigned to wolves. 02/08 House intro - 1st rdg - to printing 02/09 Rpt prt - to Res/Con 02/10 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 02/11 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 02/15 3rd rdg - PASSED - 63-3-4 AYES -- Anderson, Andrus, Barraclough, Barrett, Bastian, Bayer, Bedke, Bilbao, Block, Boe, Bolz, Bradford, Cannon, Chadderdon, Clark, Collins, Crow, Deal, Denney, Edmunson, Ellsworth, Eskridge, Field(18), Garrett, Hart, Harwood, Henbest, Henderson, Jaquet, Kemp, Lake, Loertscher, Martinez, Mathews, McGeachin, McKague, Miller, Mitchell, Moyle, Nielsen, Nonini, Pence, Raybould, Ring, Roberts, Rusche, Rydalch, Sali, Sayler, Schaefer, Shepherd(2), Shepherd(8), Shirley, Skippen, Smith(30), Smith(24), Smylie, Snodgrass, Stevenson, Trail, Wills, Wood, Mr. Speaker NAYS -- LeFavour, Pasley-Stuart, Ringo Absent and excused -- Bell, Black, Field(23), Jones Floor Sponsor - Moyle Title apvd - to Senate 02/16 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to Res/Env 03/15 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 03/16 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 03/21 3rd rdg - PASSED - 31-0-3, 1 vacancy AYES -- Andreason, Brandt, Broadsword, Bunderson, Burkett, Burtenshaw, Cameron, Compton, Corder, Darrington, Davis, Gannon, Geddes, Goedde, Hill, Jorgenson, Kelly, Keough, Langhorst, Little, Lodge, Marley, McGee, McKenzie, Pearce, Richardson, Schroeder, Stegner, Stennett, Sweet, Williams NAYS -- None Absent and excused -- Coiner, Malepeai, Werk, (District 21 seat vacant) Floor Sponsor - Schroeder Title apvd - to House 03/22 To enrol 03/23 Rpt enrol - Sp signed 03/24 Pres signed - To Governor 03/28 Governor signed Session Law Chapter 179 Effective: 07/01/05
]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]] Fifty-eighth Legislature First Regular Session - 2005 IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HOUSE BILL NO. 132 BY RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION COMMITTEE 1 AN ACT 2 RELATING TO FISH AND GAME; AMENDING SECTION 36-201, IDAHO CODE, TO PROVIDE 3 THAT ALL METHODS OF TAKE SHALL BE AUTHORIZED FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF WOLVES 4 IN ACCORDANCE WITH EXISTING LAWS OR APPROVED MANAGEMENT PLANS REGARDLESS 5 OF THE CLASSIFICATION ASSIGNED TO WOLVES. 6 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho: 7 SECTION 1. That Section 36-201, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby 8 amended to read as follows: 9 36-201. FISH AND GAME COMMISSION AUTHORIZED TO CLASSIFY WILDLIFE. With 10 the exception of predatory animals, the Idaho fish and game commission is 11 hereby authorized to define by classification or reclassification all wildlife 12 in the state of Idaho. Such definitions and classifications shall include: 13 (a) Game animals 14 (b) Game birds 15 (c) Game fish 16 (d) Fur-bearing animals 17 (e) Migratory birds 18 (f) Threatened or endangered wildlife 19 (g) Protected nongame species 20 (h) Unprotected wildlife 21 Predatory wildlife shall include: 22 1. Coyote 23 2. Jackrabbit 24 3. Skunk 25 4. Weasel 26 5. Starling 27 Notwithstanding the classification assigned to wolves, all methods of take 28 including, but not limited to, all methods utilized by the United States fish 29 and wildlife service and the United States department of agriculture wildlife 30 services, shall be authorized for the management of wolves in accordance with 31 existing laws or approved management plans.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE RS 14806 This legislation would amend Section 36-201, Idaho Code, so that all methods of take shall be authorized for the management of wolves in accordance with existing laws or approved management plans regardless of the classification assigned to wolves. FISCAL NOTE There is no fiscal impact. Contact Name: Rep. Mike Moyle Phone: (208) 332-1000 STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE H 132