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HB 1120

Bill Details

APPRECIATION. Hunting. Deer for ND Disabled Veterans

A BILL for an Act to create and enact a new section to chapter 20.1-03 and a new subsection to section 20.1-03-12 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to deer hunting licenses for disabled veterans.

This bill would...

Allow a 100% disabled ND resident Veteran deer hunter to

  • Begin deer hunting earlier along with youth hunting season
  • Continue hunting during regular deer hunting season
  • Be guaranteed one deer hunting tag and not apply for a deer license through any lottery
  • Purchase deer license for $30


  • Amendments:
    • Changed to "White-Tailed" deer
    • Added: Depending on availability
    • Added: "five days preceding" the youth deer season and "during deer gun season"
    • Added: "100" license available each year
    • Added: ..."or public land" 
    • Added: "The director shall identify the five deer hunting units with the lowest selection rates for deer hunting licenses. Disabled veteran white - tailed deer licenses may not be used in those five units.
    • Changed: ...disabled veteran white - tailed deer license may not apply for or receive a license in the "deer gun" lottery "for the same season".
  • Committee recommended DO PASS 12-0-2 HJ 414
  • PASSED HOUSE 91-0-3 HJ 520


  • 2/9/2021: Received in Senate SJ 436
  • Committee recommended DO NOT PASS 6-0-0 SJ 856

Fiscal Note: None

FAILED Senate 8-39 SJ 856


Bill Status

January 21, 2021
  • Committee Hearing Coteau AB 2:30pm
March 4, 2021
  • Committee hearing Peace Garden RM 2:30pm
March 11, 2021
  • Committee hearing Peace Garden RM 9:00am
Sunday, January 10, 2021