TITLE 312 NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION
LSA Document #13-25(E)
Adds noncode provisions to establish a season in spring 2013 for taking lesser snow geese and Ross's geese in support of a federal effort to control the numbers of these geese. Effective February 1, 2013.
SECTION 1. (a) This SECTION of this document is supplemental to 312 IAC 9-4.
(b) An individual may take a lesser snow goose (Anser caerulescens) or a Ross's goose (Anser rossii) under this SECTION of this document from:
(1) February 16, 2013, through March 31, 2013, in the following counties:
(Y) St. Joseph.
(2) February 1, 2013, to March 31, 2013, in all other Indiana counties.
(c) In order to hunt a lesser snow goose or a Ross's goose under this SECTION, an individual must satisfy all of the following requirements:
(1) Possess one (1) of the following valid Indiana hunting licenses:
(B) resident yearly hunting and fishing license under IC 14-22-12-1(a)(3);
(C) nonresident yearly hunting license under IC 14-22-12-1(a)(6);
(D) nonresident five-day hunting license under IC 14-22-12-1(a)(10);
(E) nonresident youth yearly hunting license under IC 14-22-12-1(a)(25);
(H) an apprentice hunting license of the types identified in clauses (A) through (F) under IC 14-22-12-1.7;
(J) lifetime comprehensive hunting license under IC 14-22-12-7(a)(4);
(K) lifetime comprehensive hunting and fishing license under IC 14-22-12-7(a)(5);
or be exempt from needing a license as authorized in IC 14-22-11-1.
(2) Possess a valid Indiana waterfowl stamp privilege issued under IC 14-22-7-4.
(d) In addition to the requirements in subsection (c), an individual must obtain a free permit from the department to take a lesser snow goose or Ross's goose under this SECTION.
(e) Notwithstanding 312 IAC 9-4-2, an individual taking a lesser snow goose or Ross's goose under this SECTION is exempted from the requirements to register for and possess an identification number through the Harvest Information Program.
SECTION 2. SECTION 1 of this document expires on April 1, 2013.
Filed with Publisher: January 14, 2013, 10:51 a.m.
Posted: 01/16/2013 by Legislative Services Agency
Composed: May 20,2013 12:13:39PM EDT
version of this document.