Bill Summary for S 262 (2019-2020)

Summary date: 

Mar 14 2019
S.L. 2019-62

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View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
Senate Bill 262 (Local) Filed Thursday, March 14, 2019
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT HUNTING AND FISHING ON PRIVATE PROPERTY WITHOUT WRITTEN PERMISSION FROM THE LANDOWNER OR LESSEE AND TO PROHIBIT HUNTING ON PRIVATE PROPERTY WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF AN IMPAIRING SUBSTANCE IN UNION COUNTY.
Intro. by Johnson.

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Applicable in Union County only, prohibits the following acts. Makes it unlawful to take wildlife or attempt to do so on another person's land, or to fish on another person's land, without carrying the landowner/lessee's (or designee's) written permission, signed and dated for the current hunting or fishing season. Limits the validity of the written permission to one year or less. Makes it unlawful for a person to take wildlife or attempt to do so on another person's land while under the influence of an impairing substance or with an alcohol concentration of 0.08 or more. Violations are a Class 2 misdemeanor. Enforceable by law enforcement officers of the Wildlife Resources Commission, by sheriffs and deputy sheriffs, and by peace officers with general subject matter jurisdiction. Applies to offenses committed on or after October 1, 2019.

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