REPORT TITLE:
Outdoor Recreation 


DESCRIPTION:
Allows for hunting of game birds by residents of foreign
countries under certain circumstances.  HB797 HD1

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                                                        797
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES                H.B. NO.           H.D. 1
TWENTIETH LEGISLATURE, 1999                                
STATE OF HAWAII                                            
                                                             
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                   A  BILL  FOR  AN  ACT

RELATING TO OUTDOOR RECREATION.



BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 1      SECTION 1.  Section 183D-34, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is
 
 2 amended to read as follows:
 
 3      "183D-34  Private and commercial shooting preserve and
 
 4 farmer's license.(a)  For the purpose of encouraging private
 
 5 and commercial shooting preserves, game bird farming, and the
 
 6 domestication and propagation of game birds, a license
 
 7 authorizing the licensee to engage in the business of conducting
 
 8 a private and commercial shooting game preserve, or breeding and
 
 9 selling game birds, as limited in this section, shall be issued
 
10 by the department, pursuant to rules as may be adopted by the
 
11 department, to any responsible resident person duly applying
 
12 therefor.  The licenses shall expire on June 30 of each year.
 
13      (b)  Any other law to the contrary notwithstanding, a
 
14 commercial or private shooting preserve licensee may permit a
 
15 nonresident hunter to take game birds that are the exclusive
 
16 property of the private or commercial shooting preserve, pursuant
 
17 to section 183D-41, on a designated shooting preserve, without a
 
18 hunting license as required by section 183D-21; provided that the
 

 
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 1 nonresident hunter has been issued, and is in possession of, a
 
 2 valid hunting license issued by the nonresident hunter's state or
 
 3 [Canadian province] nation of residence.  The department may
 
 4 adopt rules to administer this subsection.  The licensee shall
 
 5 include, in each quarterly report required under section 183D-39,
 
 6 additional information on the number of nonresident hunters
 
 7 exempted from section 183D-21 under this subsection, the number
 
 8 of hunting days per unlicensed nonresident hunter, and the amount
 
 9 of fees collected.  The information shall be on a form or in a
 
10 format as may be prescribed by the department.  The department
 
11 may require the licensee to provide any other information that it
 
12 deems necessary.
 
13      (c)  The fee for private and commercial shooting preserve
 
14 and farmer's licenses shall be set by the department; provided
 
15 that the department may authorize any governmental agency to
 
16 breed and sell game birds and may authorize any person to possess
 
17 lawfully obtained game birds.  In addition to any other
 
18 applicable fees, private and commercial shooting preserve
 
19 licensees shall remit, with their quarterly report, a fee equal
 
20 to the current nonresident hunting license fee, as established in
 
21 section 183D-22(b)(2), per each nonresident hunter exempted from
 

 
 
 
 
 
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 1 the licensing requirement under subsection (b); provided that for
 
 2 each nonresident hunter who participates in one day or less of
 
 3 hunting during a calendar year, the fee shall be fifty per cent
 
 4 of the current nonresident hunting license fee.  The fees
 
 5 collected under this subsection shall be deposited into the
 
 6 wildlife revolving fund."
 
 7      SECTION 2.  Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed.
 
 8 New statutory material is underscored.
 
 9      SECTION 3.  This Act shall take effect upon its approval.