View Amendment Current Amendment: 1 to Bill 4318 The Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs proposes the following Amendment No. 1 to H. 4318 (H:\LEGWORK\HOUSE\AMEND\COUNCIL\CZ\4318C003.JN.CZ19.docx):

Reference is to the bill as introduced.

Amend the bill, as and if amended, by striking SECTION 3 and inserting:

/      SECTION      3.      Article 3, Chapter 11, Title 50 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

     "Section 50-11-590.      (A)      The weekend preceding the start of a game zone turkey season is declared to be 'Youth Turkey Weekend' within the game zone for turkey hunters under eighteen years of age.
     (B)      A license or tag requirement is waived for a youth turkey hunter on Youth Turkey Weekend.
     (C)      The bag limit on Youth Turkey Weekend is one male wild turkey, which shall count towards the season bag limit.
     (D)      Youth turkey hunters who have not completed the hunter education program pursuant to Section 50-9-310, and who hunt on Youth Turkey Weekend, must be accompanied by an adult who is at least twenty-one years of age. An adult may not harvest or attempt to harvest turkeys during Youth Turkey Weekend but is permitted to call turkeys for a youth turkey hunter."            /

Amend the bill further, SECTION 5, by striking Section 50-9-640(A)(2) and inserting:

/            "(2)      nonresident is one hundred dollars per set of two tags, one dollar of which may be retained by the license sales vendor."            /

Amend the bill further, SECTION 7, by striking Section 50-11-546(G) and inserting:

/      "(G)      A person who violates this section or provisions established by the department for electronic harvest reporting is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, must be fined not more than one hundred dollars."            /

Amend the bill further by striking SECTION 8 and inserting:

/      SECTION 8. Section 50-9-1120(2) is amended by adding an appropriately lettered item at the end to read:

"( ) failing to report the harvest of wild turkey as required by Section 50-11-546: 6."

SECTION 9. SECTION 7 of this act takes effect on January 1, 2021. The remaining SECTIONS of this act take effect July 1, 2019.            /

Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.