HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

799

TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE, 2015

H.D. 2

STATE OF HAWAII

S.D. 1

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO THE UNIFORM AERONAUTICS ACT.

 

 

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

 


SECTION 1. Section 263-10, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"263-10 Hunting from aircraft; penalty. (a) Any aeronaut or passenger who, while in flight in, across, or above the State, intentionally kills or attempts to kill any birds or animals shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and punished by a fine of not more than $1,000, or by imprisonment for not more than one year, or both.

(b) Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, state employees and independent contractors retained by the State may, while in flight in, across, or above the State, intentionally kill or attempt to kill any wildlife in furtherance of official state duties."

SECTION 2. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

 



 

Report Title:

Uniform Aeronautics Act; Wildlife Removal

 

Description:

Clarifies the authority of the State, its employees and its independent contractors to kill or attempt to kill wildlife by aerial means in furtherance of official State duties. (SD1)

 

 

 

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