|SB 422 - Honorary Fishing Lic. - cert. peace officers|
First Reader Summary
A bill to amend Code Section 27-2-4 of the Official Code of
Georgia Annotated, relating to honorary hunting and fishing
licenses, so as to provide for honorary fishing licenses for
certain peace officers and provide for terms and conditions
relating thereto; to provide for unlawful acts.
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SB 422 98 LC 11 9376
SENATE BILL 422
By: Senators Dean of the 31st, Marable of the 52nd,
Guhl of the 45th and Gillis of the 20th
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
1- 1 To amend Code Section 27-2-4 of the Official Code of Georgia
1- 2 Annotated, relating to honorary hunting and fishing
1- 3 licenses, so as to provide for honorary fishing licenses for
1- 4 certain peace officers and provide for terms and conditions
1- 5 relating thereto; to provide for unlawful acts; to repeal
1- 6 conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
1- 7 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF GEORGIA:
1- 8 SECTION 1.
1- 9 Code Section 27-2-4 of the Official Code of Georgia
1-10 Annotated, relating to honorary hunting and fishing
1-11 licenses, is amended by adding at the end a new subsection
1-12 to read as follows:
1-13 "(f) The department shall issue an annual honorary fishing
1-14 license, which shall entitle a resident to fish in this
1-15 state without the payment of any fee whatsoever for the
1-16 effective dates of such license, to each resident who is
1-17 certified as a peace officer under Chapter 8 of Title 35,
1-18 the 'Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Act,'
1-19 upon proper proof of such certification. Such honorary
1-20 license is subject to all fishing laws, rules, and
1-21 regulations with the exception of the provisions requiring
1-22 the payment of fees for such license. Such license may be
1-23 revoked in accordance with this title. Such honorary
1-24 license shall have the same effective dates provided in
1-25 Code Section 27-2-3. It shall be unlawful for any person
1-26 who has an honorary fishing license to permit the use of
1-27 the same by another person. It shall also be unlawful for
1-28 any person who is not entitled to an honorary fishing
1-29 license to use such license. Any person holding a valid
1-30 honorary license pursuant to this Code section shall not
1-31 be required to obtain the trout stamp otherwise required
1-32 by Code Section 27-2-6."
2- 1 SECTION 2.
2- 2 All laws and parts of laws in conflict with this Act are
2- 3 repealed.
Clerk of the House
Robert E. Rivers, Jr., Clerk
Last Updated on 04/20/98