SB 636
Permits hand fishing for the months of June and July
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Last Action:
1/9/2006 - Second Read and Referred S Agriculture, Conservation, Parks & Natural Resources Committee
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Effective Date:
August 28, 2006

Current Bill Summary

SB 636 - This act permits hand fishing for catfish and carp during the months of June and July, provided the person engaged in such activity submits a report to the department within ten days of the close of the season and adheres to season limits of no more than five catfish per person, per season. The act provides the department the discretion to increase the season limits based on studies conducted. Detailed prohibitions for hand fishing are laid out in the act.

The act contains a penalty provision for violations.

The act is similar to SS/SB 62 (2005).