2011 - 2012 LEGISLATURE
ASSEMBLY AMENDMENT 7,
TO ASSEMBLY SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT 1,
TO 2011 ASSEMBLY BILL 311
November 1, 2011 - Offered by Representative Kaufert.
The department may modify any requirement of this chapter or 7
rules promulgated under it, establish special seasons, authorize the use of special 8
equipment or take any other action in order to provide additional hunting and fishing 9
opportunities for persons who are physically disabled or visually handicapped and.
may limit the number of persons involved, except that if the
11department establishes a special season for hunting deer with firearms for persons
1who are physically disabled, the season shall be open to persons who have been
2issued a Class D permit under s. 29.193 (2)
(b) 1. The department shall, after investigation and without 6
charging a fee, except for the costs of review in par. (c) 3. or (e), issue a Class A, Class 7
Class C, or Class D
permit to any person, as provided in this subsection.
(b) 3. As part of the application for a Class A or,
Class B, or Class D 10
permit under this subsection, the applicant shall authorize the department by 11
written release to examine all medical records regarding the applicant's physical 12
(c) 5. The department shall issue a Class D permit to any person with 15
an amputation, or permanent substantial loss of function, of one or both arms or one 16
or both hands.
(cr) 4. A person holding a current resident or nonresident deer 19
hunting license and a Class D permit may hunt deer of either sex with a firearm only 20
during a special season established by the department that is open for hunting deer 21
with firearms by disabled persons who hold a permit under this section.
(d) 3. A holder of a Class D permit may use an adaptive device, as 24
authorized by the department by rule, to facilitate the use of a firearm and may be
accompanied by a person who is not eligible to apply for a permit under this section. 2
The accompanying person may not hunt or carry a firearm, bow, or crossbow unless 3
that person has been issued the appropriate approval to do so. The assistance 4
rendered by an accompanying person who has not been issued the appropriate 5
approval is limited to field dressing, tagging, and retrieving game for the permit 6
holder and any other assistance authorized by the department by rule.".