92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB2528
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Short description: 
AQUATIC LIFE CD-AQUATIC FARM                                               

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Fish and Aquatic Life Code.  Makes it unlawful to take      
   or attempt to take aquatic life from an aquatic life farm without  the      
   consent  of the owner of the farm.  Provides that a first offense is a      
   Class A misdemeanor and a second or subsequent offense is  a  Class  4      
   felony.   Provides  for confiscation of fishing tackle, apparatus, and      
   vehicles used  in  a  violation.   Provides  that  it  is  a  Class  B      
   misdemeanor for a first offense and a Class A misdemeanor for a second      
   or  subsequent  offense to trespass on an aquatic life farm.  Provides      
   for forfeiture of fishing tackle, apparatus, and watercraft used for a      
   second or subsequent violation.                                             
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
        Provides that it is unlawful to trespass or fish on a strip mine       
   lake or other body of water within a 200 foot buffer zone surrounding       
   cages or netpens that are clearly delineated by buoys of a posted           
   aquatic life farm.                                                          
        GOVERNOR'S AMENDATORY VETO MESSAGE                                     
        Recommends that specified seizure and confiscation procedures of       
   the Code apply to the new provisions.                                       
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0513

   Last action date: JAN-01-2002

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   1


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