Bill Text: IA HF164 | 2019-2020 | 88th General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: A bill for an act relating to licenses for apprentice hunters. (See HF 599.)

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-03-26 - Withdrawn. H.J. 647. [HF164 Detail]

Download: Iowa-2019-HF164-Introduced.html
House File 164 - Introduced HOUSE FILE 164 BY WILLS A BILL FOR An Act relating to licenses for apprentice hunters. 1 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 2 TLSB 1952YH (2) 88 js/rn
H.F. 164 Section 1. Section 483A.27A, subsection 1, Code 2019, is 1 amended to read as follows: 2 1. Notwithstanding section 483A.27 , a person who is sixteen 3 nine years of age or older may purchase a hunting license with 4 an apprentice hunter designation on the license without first 5 completing a hunter education course if the person meets all 6 the requirements of this section . The issuance of a license 7 with an apprentice hunter designation shall not be restricted 8 by the provisions of section 483A.31. 9 EXPLANATION 10 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 11 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 12 Under current law, a person who is at least 16 years old may 13 purchase a license with an apprentice hunter designation. This 14 bill allows a person who is at least nine years old to purchase 15 a license with an apprentice hunter designation. The bill 16 requires the department of natural resources to issue a license 17 with an apprentice hunter designation to a nonresident even if 18 the nonresident’s state does not provide reciprocal benefits 19 to Iowa residents. 20 -1- LSB 1952YH (2) 88 js/rn 1/ 1
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