House Bill 403

Last Action to Agriculture & Small Business (H)
Title AN ACT relating to harvesting of catfish.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 1289
Sponsors D. Floyd, T. Thompson, J. DeCesare
Summary of Original Version Create new section of KRS Chapter 150 to regulate the harvesting of catfish by commercial anglers and the purchase of catfish by pay lakes by administrative regulation to ensure proper propagation and prevent depletion of catfish populations; require the department to promulgate administrative regulations ninety days after the effective date of the act; allow the department to set more restrictive daily creel and size limits per license holder; prohibit the transport of live catfish harvested in Kentucky out of state for commercial sale.
Index Headings of Original Version Environment and Conservation - Catfish, buying, selling and transport, regulation of
Fish and Wildlife - Catfish, commercial anglers, pay lakes, department regulation for
Waterways and Dams - Catfish, commercial anglers, pay lakes, department regulation for
Agriculture - Catfish, commercial anglers, regulation of


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