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HB 1089 - Legalization of Deer Baiting - Key Vote

Mississippi Key Votes

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Legalization of Deer Baiting

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (68-51) - (Key vote)

Title: Legalizing Deer Baiting

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that authorizes the baiting of deer on private land for the purpose of hunting.

Highlights:
- Requires the Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks to regulate deer baiting (Sec. 2). - Requires that deer bait be placed at least 100 yards from any property boundary and be provided from above-ground covered feeders or stationary spin-cast feeders (Sec. 2). - Amends provisions of Mississippi code related to violators of deer baiting laws, originally punishable by a fine of $500, to be classified as a Class II violation, punishable by a fine of at least $100 and not more than $500 and/or between sixty days and six months imprisonment (Sec. 2). - This is a substitute bill sponsored by the House Committee on Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, of which the original text was replaced by an amendment introduced by the Senate Committee on Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, of which the amended text was then replaced by an amendment introduced by Senator Gollott.
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (25-24) - (Key vote)

Title: Legalizing Deer Baiting

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes the baiting of deer on private land for the purpose of hunting.

Highlights:
- Requires the Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks to regulate deer baiting (Sec. 2). - Requires that deer bait be placed at least 100 yards from any property boundary and be provided from above-ground covered feeders or stationary spin-cast feeders (Sec. 2). - Amends provisions of Mississippi code related to violators of deer baiting laws, originally punishable by a fine of $500, to be classified as a Class II violation, punishable by a fine of at least $100 and not more than $500 and/or between sixty days and six months imprisonment (Sec. 2). - This is a substitute bill sponsored by the House Committee on Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, of which the original text was replaced by an amendment introduced by the Senate Committee on Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, of which the amended text was then replaced by an amendment introduced by Senator Gollott.
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (74-47) - (Key vote)

Title: Legalizing Deer Baiting

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that allows deer hunting using bait placed in a covered feeder on private property.

Highlights:
- Requires that food be covered or protected from the direct elements of the weather and be located on private property [Sec. 1 (5)]. - Substitute offered by House Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks Committee on 02/21/2008.
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Legalizing Deer Baiting

Sponsors

  • Deryk R. Parker (MS - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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