General Assembly: 74 (1992 Regular GA) - Chapter 1149 - Hunting — abandonment of dead or injured wildlife


Published: 1992-04-27

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237 LA WS OF THE SEVENTY -FOURTH G.A., 1992 SESSION

CHAPTER 1148 CRIME VICTIM COMPENSATION PROGRAM

H.F.2126

CH. 1149

AN ACT relating to providing compensation for the expense of cleaning the scene of a homicide in a residence.

Be It Enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa:

Section 1. Section 912.6, Code Supplement 1991, is amended by adding the following new subsection:

NEW SUBSECTION. 7. Reasonable expenses incurred for cleaning the scene of a homi- cide, if the scene is a residence, not to exceed one thousand dollars.

Approved April 27, 1992

CHAPTER 1149 HUNTING - ABANDONMENT OF DEAD OR INJURED WILDLIFE

H.F.2203

AN ACT relating to the abandonment and waste of killed or injured game, fur-bearing animals, or other wildlife, and providing a penalty for a violation.

Be It Enacted by the General Assembly of the State oj Iowa:

Section 1. Section 109.123, subsection 1, Code 1991, is amended to read as follows: 1. A person shall not discharge a firearm or shoot or attempt to shoot !! game or fur-bearing

animal within two hundred yards of a building inhabited by people or domestic livestock or within two hundred yards of a feedlot unless the owner or tenant has given consent.

Sec. 2. NEW SECTION. 109.136 ABANDONMENT OF DEAD OR INJURED WILDLIFE. 1. While taking or attempting to take game or fur-bearing animals, a person shall not aban-

don an injured game or fur-bearing animal without making a reasonable effort to retrieve the animal from the field. A person shall not leave a useable portion of game or a fur-bearing animal in the field.

2. A person violating subsection 1 is subject to a scheduled fine as provided in section 805.8. 3. As used in this section, "useable portion" means the following: a. For game, that part of an animal which is customarily processed for human consumption. b. For a fur-bearing animal, the fur or hide of the animal. 4. This section does not apply to pigeons or crows.

Sec. 3. Section 805.8, subsection 5, paragraph e, Code 1991, is amended to read as follows: e. For violations of sections 109.85, 109.93, 109.95, 109.120, 109.136, 109A.5, 109B.3, and 109B.9,

the scheduled fine is one hundred dollars.

Approved April 27, 1992