House Bill 344

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 04/25/22: Vetoed
Title AN ACT relating to hunting and fishing licenses.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statement Fiscal Note
Bill Request Number 1385
Sponsors B. Wesley, J. Blanton, A. Bowling, J. Branscum, J. Calloway, J. Decker, R. Dotson, D. Fister, D. Frazier Gordon, C. Fugate, D. Hale, M. Hart, R. Heath, DJ Johnson, N. Kirk-McCormick, W. Lawrence, B. McCool, S. McPherson, W. Thomas, T. Truett, R. White
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 150.175 to change the name of the junior statewide hunting license to the youth statewide hunting license; remove the requirement that a person under 16 have the permission of his or her parent, guardian, or custodian to obtain a youth statewide hunting license; change the name of the junior game permit to the youth game permit; change the names of combination licenses to sportsmans' hunting and fishing licenses; remove the requirement that the holder of a disabled sportsman's license carry proof of disability while performing an act authorized by the license; add a youth sportsman's license; amend KRS 150.195 to remove the requirement that the Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources name each non-exempt county clerk as an agent for the sale of licenses or permits; make the requirement that the department sell its own licenses or permits permissive; add governmental entities and businesses to the list of entities that may be named agents for the sale of licenses and permits; require the department to determine by administrative regulation which licenses, permits, or other items are issued by the department and its agents; prohibit any person from knowingly making a false entry on a license or permit; make conforming changes; amend KRS 150.990 to conform.
Index Headings of Original Version County Clerks - Hunting and fishing licenses, county clerks, sales not required
Fish and Wildlife - Hunting and fishing licenses, sale, authorized agents
Licensing - Hunting and fishing licenses, sale, authorized agents
Hunting and Fishing - Hunting and fishing licenses, sale, authorized agents
Fiscal Note - Hunting and fishing licenses, sale, authorized agents
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2
Senate Floor Amendment 1
Senate Floor Amendment 2
Senate Floor Amendment 3
Senate Floor Amendment 4
Votes Vote History
Governor's Veto Message Veto

Actions

Top | Amendments
01/24/22
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
02/09/22
  • to Tourism & Outdoor Recreation (H)
02/10/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
  • floor amendment (1) filed
02/11/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 14, 2022
02/15/22
  • floor amendment (2) filed
02/17/22
  • 3rd reading
  • floor amendment (1) defeated
  • passed 78-13 with floor amendment (2)
02/18/22
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
03/03/22
  • to Natural Resources & Energy (S)
03/16/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
03/17/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/21/22
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 23, 2022
03/22/22
  • floor amendments (1-title) and (2) filed
03/23/22
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
03/24/22
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
03/25/22
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
  • floor amendments (1) and (2) withdrawn
03/29/22
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
03/30/22
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
  • floor amendments (3-title) and (4) filed
04/13/22
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
04/14/22
  • 3rd reading
  • floor amendments (3-title) and (4) withdrawn
  • passed 27-7-1
  • received in House
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
04/25/22
  • Vetoed

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor J. Donohue
Summary Restore existing language prohibiting the issuance of a youth statewide hunting license to a person under 16 years of age without the written permission of a parent, guardian, or custodian.
Index Headings Children and Minors - Youth statewide hunting licenses, persons under 16, parent or guardian permission required
Hunting and Fishing - Youth statewide hunting licenses, persons under 16, parent or guardian permission required

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor D. Osborne
Summary Expand the eligibility for the disabled sportsman's hunting and fishing license to a person eligible for the federal Michelle P. waiver program for youth from 16 to 18 years of age, an individual with an intellectual disability as defined in KRS 210.005 and as verified by the department, or a person with a developmental disability as defined in KRS 347.020 and as verified by the department.
Index Headings Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Disabled sportsman's hunting and fishing license, eligible disabilities, verification
Disabilities and the Disabled - Disabled sportsman's hunting and fishing license, eligible disabilities
Fish and Wildlife - Disabled sportsman's hunting and fishing license, eligible disabilities
Children and Minors - Disabled sportsman's hunting and fishing license, eligible disabilities
Hunting and Fishing - Disabled sportsman's hunting and fishing license, eligible disabilities

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor R. Webb
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - HB 344/GA

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor R. Webb
Summary Create a new section of KRS Chapter 150 to, notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, allow the Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources when expending funds from the Kentucky Wetland and Stream Mitigation Fund to use alternative methods of procuring construction contracting for compensatory mitigation projects; authorize the Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources to take or transfer property interests or rights on compensatory mitigation sites upon approval of the site protection instrument by the United States Army Corps of Engineers and completion of the project and production of compensatory mitigation credits.
Index Headings Environment and Conservation - Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, compensatory mitigation, alternative procurement
Fish and Wildlife - Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, compensatory mitigation, alternative procurement
Purchasing - Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, compensatory mitigation, alternative procurement
Property - Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, compensatory mitigation, property acquisition

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 3
Sponsor R. Webb
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - HB 344/GA

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 4
Sponsor R. Webb
Summary Amend KRS 150.022 to change references from wildlife districts to commission districts; make commission members' terms end on December 31 of the fourth calendar year following their appointments and until their successors are duly appointed and confirmed by the Senate, not to exceed one year; require that a member serve no more than two full terms, excluding any partial terms that a member may serve; require that a candidate to be a commission member have held hunting and fishing licenses for the previous five consecutive years or have been license-exempt under KRS 150.170; require that an appointment to the commission to replace a member whose term has expired be made no later than January 20 of the year following the year in which the term expired; change a reason for which a member of the Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources Commission may be removed from inefficiency to nonfeasance; remove language limiting the Governor's removal authority to commission members that he or she appointed; amend KRS 150.152 to require the Auditor of Public Accounts to annually examine the department's procurement procedures and procurements to ensure compliance with KRS Chapter 45A and Section 1 of the Act; require that an opportunity for an administrative hearing conducted in accordance with KRS Chapter 13B be given before a member can be removed; amend 2022 RS SB 217/GA to allow, but not require, the Finance and Administration Cabinet to procure outside council to advise the Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources on the acquisition of conservation easements pursuant to the Act; include nonfederal funds in the amounts that may be used to acquire conservation easements under the Act; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Auditor of Public Accounts - Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, annual audit, procurement procedures
Fish and Wildlife - Fish and Wildlife Resources Commission, member removal, administrative hearing, KRS Chapter 13B
Fish and Wildlife - Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, commission membership, terms
Hunting and Fishing - Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, commission membership, terms, appointment
Effective Dates, Emergency - Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, permits and licenses
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Fish and Wildlife Resources Commission, member removal, administrative hearing, KRS Chapter 13B

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