House File 49 - Introduced HOUSE FILE 49 BY SALMON A BILL FOR An Act relating to weapons requirements for nonambulatory 1 hunters. 2 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 3 TLSB 1128YH (1) 88 js/rn
H.F. 49 Section 1. Section 483A.8C, subsection 1, Code 2019, is 1 amended to read as follows: 2 1. A nonambulatory person who is a resident may be issued 3 one any sex deer hunting license which is valid and may be used 4 to hunt deer with a shotgun or a muzzleloading rifle during 5 any established deer hunting season using the method of take 6 authorized by rule for each season being hunted. If the tag is 7 filled during one of the seasons, the license will not be valid 8 in subsequent seasons . A person who applies for a license 9 pursuant to this section shall complete a form, as required 10 by rule, that is signed by a physician who verifies that the 11 person is nonambulatory. 12 EXPLANATION 13 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 14 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 15 This bill changes the weapons requirements for nonambulatory 16 hunters. 17 Currently, nonambulatory hunters may only use a shotgun or a 18 muzzleloading rifle while using an any sex deer hunting license 19 during any established deer hunting season. 20 The bill allows nonambulatory hunters to use the method of 21 take authorized for the season being hunted while using an any 22 sex deer hunting license. If a tag is filled in one of the 23 seasons, the license will not be valid in subsequent seasons. 24 -1- LSB 1128YH (1) 88 js/rn 1/ 1