Last Recorded Action: House 1/9/2018 – Read First Time and Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, Fish and Wildlife

Location: House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish and Wildlife

Subject: Fish and wildlife; fishing access areas; secondary uses

Statement of purpose of bill as introduced: This bill proposes to allow a person to use a fishing access area for an authorized secondary use, provided that the secondary use does not interfere with a primary use of the fishing access area. The bill would also provide that the Department of Fish and Wildlife shall be the only law enforcement agency with the authority to enforce the requirements for fishing access areas. The Department would be authorized to initiate enforcement of the requirements for fishing access areas only on receipt of a complaint that an authorized secondary use interferes with a primary use of an access area. In addition, the bill repeals the Fish and Wildlife Board rule regulating fishing access areas.

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