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HB1025

Bill Details

Hunting License for Injured Military Wildlife Project

A BILL for an Act to create and enact chapter 20.1-05.1 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to authorization for issuance of special allocation hunting licenses; to amend and reenact sections 20.1-02-04, 20.1-04-07, 20.1-08-04.1, 20.1-08-04.2, and 20.1-08-04.6 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to authorization for issuance of special allocation hunting licenses; and to repeal sections 20.1-08-04.8, 20.1-08-04.12, and 20.1-08-04.13 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to authorization for issuance of special allocation hunting licenses.

This Bill: Is a housekeeping bill which is not intended to change the benefit to veterans
 
Removes section 15 from NDCC 20.1-02-04 which states
 
15. Issue four any deer licenses and six any white-tailed deer licenses annually to the injured military wildlife project of North Dakota for distribution. A license issued under this subsection is valid during the period of the deer bow season.
 
Adds Section 1 to NDCC 20.1-05.1-01 which will state
 
The director shall authorize issuance of the following annual special allocation hunting licenses:
1. Four any deer licenses and six any white-tailed deer licenses per year to the injured military wildlife project of North Dakota for distribution.
FISCAL NOTE  $960 (not General fund dollars)

HOUSE AMENDMENTS & ACTIONS

  • Declared an emergency
  • Changed deer licenses to "deer bow season"
  • Added "if determined appropriate by the director based on sustainability of the species population" to 20.1-05.1-02
  • Committee recommended DO PASS 13-0-1 HJ 136
  • PASSED HOUSE, EMERGENCY CLAUSE CARRIED 89-2 HJ186

FISCAL NOTE: $960 (Unchanged)

SENATE AMENDMENTS & ACTIONS

  • Added Section 2 of SB2228 which failed the Senate
    • Allow four spring wild turkey licenses and permits for ND veterans
      • Selected by nonprofit organization which provides outdoor recreation to Veterans
  • Committee recommended DO PASS 7-0-0 SJ 896
  • Referred back to Committee SJ 916
  • Affected changes to other sections of NDCC 20.1-05.1-01
    • Removed "Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation as one of the Moose license recipients
    • Changed from "50% of raffle net proceeds" to "net proceeds"
      • Changed proceeds going to Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation to North American Wildlife enforcement memorial museum and educational center
    • Removed "North American wild life enforcement memorial museum and educational center as one of the Elk recipients.
      • Changed "50% of net proceeds" to "net proceeds"
      • Added proceeds distributed to Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
  • Committee recommended DO PASS 7-0-0 SJ 1085
  • PASSED SENATE 47-0 EMERGENCY CLAUSE CARRIED  SJ 1104

FISCAL NOTE $-1,080 (not General fund dollars)

HOUSE REFUSED TO CONCUR HJ 1425

  • House conference committee appointed: D. Anderson, Porter, Mitskog HJ 1425
  • Senate conference committee appointed: Roers, Schaible, Oban SJ 1249
  • Conference Committee Scheduled Hearings
  • Changes made Section 3:
    • Changed from "Individuals" to "Veterans"
    • Added verbiage to show intent that the recreation activities are to improve the health and well-being of veterans and reduce suicide among veterans
    • Added directive on how license is to be provided to veteran
  • PASSED HOUSE 84-6 EMERGENCY CLAUSE CARRIED HJ 1644
  • PASSED SENATE 45-0 EMERGENCY CLAUSE CARRIED SJ 1447

SIGNED BY PRESIDENT SJ 1480

SIGNED BY SPEAKER HJ 1714

SIGNED BY GOVERNOR HJ 1769

FISCAL NOTE: -$1,800

Bill Status

January 5, 2017
  • Committee Hearing 3:30pm Coteau A Room
January 13, 2017
  • Committee amended. DO PASS 13-0-1
January 16, 2017
  • Amendment adopted, placed on calendar
January 18, 2017
  • Passed House 89-2
March 2, 2017
  • Committee Hearing 9:00 AM Fort Lincoln Rooms
March 27, 2017
  • Referred back to Committee
April 3, 2017
  • Committee Amended.requests DO PASS 7-0-0
April 4, 2017
  • Amendment adopted Passes 47-0 returned to house
April 7, 2017
  • Conf.Hearing.10:30AM Coteau A room
April 10, 2017
  • Conf. Committee Hearing.10:00AM Coteau A
Tuesday, January 10, 2017