AMEND TRAPPING LAW.

View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
Senate Bill 689 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 2, 2013
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO AMEND THE TRAPPING LAW RELATING TO CONIBEAR TYPE TRAPS.
Intro. by Sanderson.

Status: Ref To Com On Agriculture (House Action) (May 20 2013)
S 689

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: May 14 2013 - More information

    Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.

    Deletes proposed change to GS 113-291.6(d).

    Amends GS 113-291.6, providing that "bucket sets" are prohibited. Establishes that conibear type traps with bait and an inside jaw spread or opening greater than 5 1/2 inches and no more than 7 1/2 inches can be set on dry land only under specified restrictions.  Provides that conibear type traps set without an enclosure, as described in this section, and without bait can be set on dry land only under specified restrictions.

    Amends GS 113-270.5(a), requiring that all individuals licensed pursuant to this section after October 1, 2014, to complete a trapper education course approved by the NC Wildlife Resources Commission.

    Directs the NC Wildlife Resources Commission to adopt rules to require the reporting of domestic animals taken by trapping.

    Effective December 1, 2013, and applies to offenses committed on or after that date.


  • Summary date: Apr 4 2013 - More information

    Amends GS 113-291.6(d) removing limiting language for all conibear type traps to only be set in water and in areas in which beaver and otter may be lawfully trapped, by deleting the previous width and height standards in the provision.


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