2019 Regular Session
|At the request of:|
|Bill Title:||Relating to wildlife.|
Increases maximum penalty for certain wildlife law offenses committed with culpable mental state to five years' incarceration, $125,000 fine, or both.
Increases maximum penalty for certain wildlife law offenses committed without culpable mental state to $2,000 fine. Limits definition of "resident" for purposes of wildlife laws to persons who are not residents of other states. Authorizes State Fish and Wildlife Commission to adopt rules relating to use of drones by State Department of Fish and Wildlife to prevent or detect poaching. Requires Attorney General to make one or more employees of Department of Justice available to local governments to assist local governments with prosecuting violations of wildlife laws.
|Fiscal Impact:||Fiscal Impact Issued|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||In House Committee|
|Current Committee:||House Committee On Natural Resources|
|Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations:||Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents|