Senate File 2141 - Introduced SENATE FILE 2141 BY CHAPMAN A BILL FOR An Act relating to the purchasing of a youth deer hunting 1 license and tag and the methods of take authorized for a 2 youth hunter during youth deer hunting season. 3 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 4 TLSB 5785XS (2) 88 js/rn
S.F. 2141 Section 1. Section 483A.8, subsection 7, Code 2020, is 1 amended to read as follows: 2 7. The department shall make youth deer hunting licenses 3 available for purchase during the same time period that general 4 deer hunting licenses are available for purchase, including 5 through all established deer hunting seasons. A person who is 6 issued a youth deer hunting license may use the deer hunting 7 license and tag during any established deer hunting season 8 using the method of take authorized by rule for each season 9 being hunted. During the youth deer hunting season, a person 10 who is issued a youth deer hunting license may use any legal 11 method of take that the commission has authorized for all other 12 deer hunting seasons. If the tag is filled during one of the 13 seasons, the license will not be valid in subsequent seasons. 14 EXPLANATION 15 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 16 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 17 This bill relates to youth deer hunting licenses and tags and 18 the youth deer hunting season. 19 The bill requires the department of natural resources to 20 make youth deer hunting licenses available for purchase during 21 the same period of time that general deer hunting licenses are 22 available for purchase, including through all established deer 23 hunting seasons. The bill allows a youth using a youth deer 24 hunting license and tag during the youth deer hunting season to 25 use any legal method of take that the commission has authorized 26 for all other deer hunting seasons. 27 -1- LSB 5785XS (2) 88 js/rn 1/ 1