Coyote Hunting at Night

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  1. Oletrapper1

    Oletrapper1 Spike

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    To revive a two and a half year old thread.

    And now you can. Passed the House and Senate and signed by the Gov.
     
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  3. LBLDOG

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    HB 60 look it up House Bill 60
     
  4. Oletrapper1

    Oletrapper1 Spike

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    Hb-60

    AN ACT relating to hunting coyotes.
    Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky:
    √ĘSection 1. KRS 150.360 is amended to read as follows:
    (1) No person shall take any wildlife, whether protected by this chapter or not, except by trapping, snaring, gig, crossbow, bow and arrow, hook and line, nets, gun, gun and dog, dog, falconry, or as expressly prescribed by regulation.
    (2) Shotguns used in the taking of wildlife, protected or unprotected, shall not be larger than 10-gauge and shall be fired from the shoulder. No wildlife, except deer, protected or unprotected, shall be taken with or by means of any automatic loading or hand-operated repeating shotgun capable of holding more than three (3) shells, the magazine of which has not been cut off or plugged with a one (1) piece filler incapable of removal through the loading end, in such manner as to reduce the capacity of the gun to not more than three (3) shells at one (1) time in the magazine and chamber combined.
    (3) No person shall take or attempt to take any wildlife, protected or unprotected, from an automobile, or other vehicle, unless prescribed by regulation. Boats may be used except as prohibited by state or federal regulation.
    (4) No person shall discharge any firearm, bow and arrow, crossbow or other similar device, upon, over, or across any public roadway.
    (5) No person shall take wildlife, except opossum, raccoon, fishes and frogs, with lights or other means designed to[ blind wildlife or] make wildlife visible at night.
    [/COLOR](6) Coyotes may be taken at night with or without the use of lights or other means designed to make wildlife visible at night, as established by administrative regulation.
     
  5. Oletrapper1

    Oletrapper1 Spike

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    The bill.

    HB60

    13RS

    WWW Version
    The hyperlink to a bill draft that precedes a summary contains the most recent version (Introduced/GA/Enacted) of the bill. If the session has ended, the hyperlink contains the latest version of the bill at the time of sine die adjournment. Note that the summary pertains to the bill as introduced, which is often different from the most recent version.




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    HB 60 (BR 285) - F. Steele, S. Rudy, S. Santoro, J. York
    AN ACT relating to hunting coyotes.
    Create a new section of KRS Chapter 150 to allow hunters to take coyotes without bag limitation year round; allow hunters to hunt coyotes at night using shotguns that are 10-guage or smaller and bait or electronic calls to attract the coyotes.

    HB 60 - AMENDMENTS

    HCS - Delete original provisions of HB 60; amend KRS 150.360 to allow coyotes to be taken at night with or without use of light as provided in administrative regulation promuglated by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.

    (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

    Jan 8-introduced in House; to Natural Resources & Environment (H)
    Jan 11-posted in committee
    Feb 14-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
    Feb 15-2nd reading, to Rules
    Feb 19-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 21, 2013
    Feb 21-3rd reading, passed 99-1 with Committee Substitute
    Feb 22-received in Senate
    Feb 26-to Natural Resources & Energy (S)
    Feb 27-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
    Feb 28-2nd reading, to Rules
    Mar 5-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 5, 2013; 3rd reading, passed 37-0; received in House
    Mar 6-enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
    Mar 11-enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
    Mar 19-signed by Governor (Acts Chapter 29)

    Vote History
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  6. Oletrapper1

    Oletrapper1 Spike

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    As the bill is written.

    It appears that you can only use a 10ga shotgun or smaller unless the Department changes that through administrative regulation.
     
  7. LBLDOG

    LBLDOG 6 pointer

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    10,12 ,20 and so on 10 being largest
     
  8. Feedman

    Feedman Cyber-Hunter

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    So we can start in 90 days from March 19th.
     
  9. cracker0169

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    That's the way I understand it per KDFWR's website
     

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