House File 2262 - Introduced HOUSE FILE 2262 BY COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES (SUCCESSOR TO HF 2046) A BILL FOR An Act allowing fishing without a license on certain private 1 lakes and ponds and providing a penalty. 2 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 3 TLSB 5003HV (1) 86 av/nh
H.F. 2262 Section 1. Section 483A.24, Code 2016, is amended by adding 1 the following new subsection: 2 NEW SUBSECTION . 14A. A person may fish on a private lake 3 or pond without a license if the person first obtains consent 4 to fish on the lake or pond from the owner or lessee of the 5 premises on which the private lake or pond is located. 6 EXPLANATION 7 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 8 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 9 This bill allows a resident or nonresident to fish on a 10 private lake or pond without a license if the person first 11 obtains consent to fish on the lake or pond from the owner or 12 lessee of the premises on which the private lake or pond is 13 located. A person who violates the provisions of the bill is 14 subject to a scheduled fine of $25. 15 -1- LSB 5003HV (1) 86 av/nh 1/ 1