HOUSE BILL No. 1135
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 14-22-6.
Synopsis: Fox or coyote hunting within enclosed area. Provides that
a person may not take a fox or coyote using dogs within an area that is
enclosed by an artificial barrier preventing the natural ingress or egress
of a fox or coyote.
Effective: July 1, 2011.
Cheatham, Lawson L
January 6, 2011, read first time and referred to Committee on Natural Resources.
First Regular Session 117th General Assembly (2011)
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HOUSE BILL No. 1135
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
natural and cultural resources.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 14-22-6-12; (11)IN1135.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 14-22-6-12 IS AMENDED TO READ AS
FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2011]: Sec. 12. Subject to section
12.5 of this chapter, a person:
(1) who possesses land; or
(2) designated in writing by a person who possesses land;
may take coyotes on the land at any time.
SOURCE: IC 14-22-6-12.5; (11)IN1135.1.2. -->
SECTION 2. IC 14-22-6-12.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA
CODE AS A NEW
SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS
[EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2011]: Sec. 12.5. (a) This section does not
(1) federal properties; or
(2) other properties owned by a governmental entity that are:
(A) designated as wildlife areas; or
(B) designed for hunting or trapping.
(b) This chapter does not limit the power of the department to:
(1) regulate hunting and trapping; and
(2) manage wildlife, including foxes and coyotes.
(c) A person may not take a fox or coyote using dogs within an
area that is enclosed by an artificial barrier that prevents the
natural ingress or egress of a fox or coyote.