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HB 640 - Authorizes Hunting on Sundays - North Carolina Key Vote

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Title: Authorizes Hunting on Sundays

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that authorizes hunting on Sundays, effective October 1, 2015.

Highlights:

  • Authorizes an individual to hunt with firearms on Sundays if he or she has written permission from the landowner (Sec. 5).
  • Prohibits an individual from hunting with firearms on Sundays between 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., unless the individual is on a controlled hunting preserve (Sec. 5).
  • Prohibits an individual from hunting with firearms within 500 yards of a place of worship or residence not owned by the landowner (Sec. 5).
  • Prohibits an individual from hunting with firearms on Sundays in a county with a population greater than 700,000 (Sec. 5).
  • Prohibits an individual from partaking in the following activities on Sundays (Sec. 5):
    • Hunting migratory birds; and
    • Hunting deer with firearms while chasing them with dogs.
  • Requires the Wildlife Resources Commission to suspend an individual’s hunting license for 2 years if he or she is convicted of hunting on private property marked with a no trespassing sign without written consent 3 or more times (Sec. 4).
  • Authorizes a County Board of Commissioners to enact an ordinance to prohibit hunting with firearms on Sunday within the county, effective October 1, 2017 (Sec. 5).
  • Establishes the Outdoor Heritage Advisory Council to advise state agencies and the General Assembly on the promotion of outdoor recreational activities (Sec. 2).
  • Requires the Wildlife Resources Commission and Outdoor Heritage Advisory Council to develop a plan for establishing and implementing the North Carolina Outdoor Heritage Trust Fund for Youth Outdoor Heritage Promotion (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the Wildlife Resources Commission to define bear cubs as bears weighing less than 75 pounds (Sec. 6).

 

See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: Authorizes Hunting on Sundays

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes hunting with firearms on Sundays, effective October 1, 2015.

Highlights:

  • Authorizes an individual to hunt with firearms on private land on Sundays after 12:00 pm if he or she has written permission from the landowner (Sec. 5).
  • Prohibits an individual from hunting with firearms within 500 yards of a place of worship or residence not owned by the landowner (Sec. 5).
  • Prohibits an individual from hunting with firearms on Sunday in a county with a population greater than 700,000 (Sec. 5).
  • Prohibits an individual from partaking in the following activities on Sundays (Sec. 5):
    • Hunting migratory birds; and
    • Hunting deer with firearms while chasing them with dogs.
  • Requires the Wildlife Resources Commission to suspend an individual’s hunting license for 2 years if he or she is convicted of hunting on private property marked with a no trespassing sign without written consent 3 or more times (Sec. 4).
  • Authorizes a County Board of Commissioners to enact an ordinance to prohibit hunting with firearms on Sunday within the county, effective October 1, 2017 (Sec. 5).
  • Establishes the Outdoor Heritage Advisory Council to advise state agencies and the General Assembly on the promotion of outdoor recreational activities (Sec. 2).
  • Requires the Wildlife Resources Commission and Outdoor Heritage Advisory Council to develop a plan for establishing and implementing the North Carolina Outdoor Heritage Trust Fund for Youth Outdoor Heritage Promotion (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the Wildlife Resources Commission to define bear cubs as bears weighing less than 75 pounds (Sec. 6).

 

 

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