Bill Summary for H 991 (2017-2018)

Summary date: 

May 22 2018
S.L. 2018-10

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View NCGA Bill Details2017-2018 Session
House Bill 991 (Local) Filed Tuesday, May 22, 2018
AN ACT TO AMEND THE LAWS PERTAINING TO TAKING OF FOXES AND COYOTES.
Intro. by K. Hall, Goodman, Torbett.

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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. 

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