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