AN ACT TO AMEND THE LAWS PERTAINING TO TAKING OF FOXES AND COYOTES. Enacted June 15, 2018. Effective October 1, 2018.
Summary date: Jun 18 2018 - View Summary
Summary date: Jun 15 2018 - View Summary
Conference report makes the following changes to the 2nd edition.
Removes Madison County from the scope of the act.
Summary date: Jun 12 2018 - View Summary
Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.
Repeals SL 1947-333 (concerning the hunting and releasing of foxes in Davie County). Makes additional conforming changes.
Establishes an open season for taking coyotes and foxes with weapons and by trapping during the trapping season set by the Wildlife Resources Commission, with no tagging requirements before or after sale, for Davie County and portions of Forsyth County that are outside the Winston-Salem city limits. Also provides that no bag limit applies.
Makes conforming changes to the act's long title.
Summary date: May 22 2018 - View Summary
Declares an open season for taking foxes with weapons and for taking foxes and coyotes by trapping during the trapping season set by the Wildlife Resources Commission each year, with no tagging requirements prior to or after sale. No bag limit applies to foxes and coyotes taken under this act. Applies only to Cabarrus, Gaston, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Montgomery, Rowan, Rutherford, and Stokes counties.
Repeals session laws which made the hunting and trapping of foxes illegal in Madison, Rutherford, Montgomery, Jones, and Stokes counties.
Amends GS 113-133.1(e) (limitations on local regulation of wildlife resources) to remove specified prohibition of fox hunting in Greene, Madison, Montgomery, and Rutherford counties.
Effective October 1, 2018.