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Measure Details

Proposing a New Section to the Constitution of the State of Idaho to Provide That the Rights to Hunt, Fish and Trap, Including by the Use of Traditional Methods, Are a Valued Part of the Heritage of the State of Idaho and Shall Forever be Preserved for the People and Managed Through the Laws, Rules

Idaho Ballot Measure - House Joint Resolution 2

Election: Nov. 6, 2012 (General)
Outcome: Passed

Categories:
Civil Liberties and Civil Rights
Government Operations
Animals and Wildlife
Environment

Yes
456,514
(73.42%)

Argument For

No
165,289
(26.58%)

Argument Against

Summary

Proposing a New Section to the Constitution of the State of Idaho to Provide That the Rights to Hunt, Fish and Trap, Including by the Use of Traditional Methods, Are a Valued Part of the Heritage of the State of Idaho and Shall Forever be Preserved for the People and Managed Through the Laws, Rules and Proclamations That Preserve the Future of Hunting, Fishing and Trapping; to Provide That Public Hunting, Fishing and Trapping of Wildlife Shall be a Preferred Means of Managing Wildlife; and to Provide That the Rights Set Forth Do Not Create a Right to Trespass on Private Property, Shall Not Affect Rights to Divert, Appropriate and Use Water, or Establish Any Minimum Amount of Water in Any Water Body, Shall Not Lead to a Diminution of Other Private Rights and Shall Not Prevent the Suspension or Revocation, Pursuant to Statute Enacted by the Legislature, of an Individual's Hunting, Fishing or Trapping License

Measure Text

"Shall Article I, of the Constitution of the State of Idaho be amended by the addition of a New Section 23, to provide that the rights to hunt, fish and trap, including by the use of traditional methods, are a valued part of the heritage of the State of Idaho and shall forever be preserved for the people and managed through the laws, rules and proclamations that preserve the future of hunting, fishing and trapping; to provide that public hunting, fishing and trapping of wildlife shall be a preferred means of managing wildlife; and to provide that the rights set forth do not create a right to trespass on private property, shall not affect rights to divert, appropriate and use water, or establish any minimum amount of water in any water body, shall not lead to a diminution of other private rights, and shall not prevent the suspension or revocation, pursuant to statute enacted by the Legislature, of an individual's hunting, fishing or trapping license?"

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