LRB-2437/1
ZDW:wlj
2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
July 26, 2017 - Introduced by Representatives Stafsholt, Kleefisch, R. Brooks,
Edming, Felzkowski, Gannon, Jarchow, Krug, Kulp, Mursau, Ripp,
Skowronski and Tittl, cosponsored by Senators Moulton, Craig and Tiffany.
Referred to Committee on Natural Resources and Sporting Heritage.
AB455,1,3 1An Act to repeal 29.592 (3); to amend 29.324 (2) (intro.) and 29.592 (1) (intro.);
2and to create 29.324 (5) of the statutes; relating to: age and hunting
3restrictions applicable to the hunting mentorship program.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
This bill eliminates the requirement that a person be at least ten years of age
to hunt under the hunting mentorship program. The bill also eliminates the limit
on the number of hunting devices that a mentor and the person hunting with the
mentor may have in their possession while hunting. Finally, the bill prohibits a
person who is serving as a mentor in a group hunting party from killing a deer for
the person being mentored or using a deer carcass tag issued to the person being
mentored.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
AB455,1 4Section 1. 29.324 (2) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB455,1,75 29.324 (2) (intro.) Except as provided in sub. subs. (4) and (5), any member of
6a group deer hunting party may kill a deer for another member of the group deer
7hunting party if both of the following conditions exist:
AB455,2
1Section 2. 29.324 (5) of the statutes is created to read:
AB455,2,52 29.324 (5) No member of a group hunting party who is serving as a mentor
3under s. 29.592 for another member of the group hunting party may kill a deer for
4the person being mentored or use a deer carcass tag issued to the person being
5mentored.
AB455,3 6Section 3. 29.592 (1) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB455,2,97 29.592 (1) (intro.) A person who is at least 10 years of age may hunt in this state
8without obtaining a certificate of accomplishment under s. 29.591 and may, while
9hunting, possess or control a firearm if all of the following apply:
AB455,4 10Section 4. 29.592 (3) of the statutes is repealed.
AB455,2,1111 (End)
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