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Chapter 578

< > Effective - 28 Aug 2007, 2 histories, see footnote (history) bottom

  *578.520.  Until December 31, 2016 — Private land, permission of owner needed to fish, hunt, or trap, penalty for violation. — 1.  No person shall fish, hunt, or trap upon or retrieve wildlife from any private land that is not owned or in the possession of such person without permission from the owner or lessee of such land.

  2.  Any person who violates the provisions of this section is guilty of a class B misdemeanor.

  3.  Any person who knowingly enters or remains on private property for the purpose of hunting, fishing, trapping, or retrieving wildlife in violation of subsection 1 of this section may, in addition to the penalty in subsection 2 of this section, be required by the court to surrender and deliver any license or permit issued by the department of conservation to hunt, fish, or trap.  The court shall notify the conservation commission of any conviction under this section and request the commission take necessary action to revoke all privileges to hunt, fish, or trap for at least one year from the date of conviction.


(L. 2007 S.B. 198)

*This section was amended by S.B. 491, 2014, effective 1-01-17.  Due to the delayed effective date, both versions of this section are printed here.

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