Senate File 91 - IntroducedA Bill ForAn Act 1allowing an atlatl as a legal method of take during deer
2bow hunting seasons.
3BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA:
1   Section 1.  Section 483A.8, Code 2019, is amended by adding
2the following new subsection:
3   NEW SUBSECTION.  9.  The commission shall adopt a rule
4permitting a person to use an atlatl during any season that is
5designated for taking deer by bow and arrow.
6EXPLANATION
7The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with
8the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly.
   9Under current law, the natural resource commission is
10authorized to establish seasons for taking deer and may limit
11the method of take used in a particular season. This bill
12requires the commission to adopt a rule to allow a person to
13use an atlatl during any deer bow hunting season established
14by rule.
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