H. B. 2006
(By Delegate Love)
[Introduced January 10, 1996; referred to the
Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources
A BILL to amend and reenact section forty-six-m, article two,
chapter twenty of the code of West Virginia, one thousand
nine hundred thirty-one, as amended, relating to
establishing a nonresident junior sportsman's hunting,
fishing and trapping license and setting the fee at twenty
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That section forty-six-m, article two, chapter twenty of the
code of West Virginia, one thousand nine hundred thirty-one, as
amended, be amended and reenacted to read as follows:
ARTICLE 2. WILDLIFE RESOURCES.
§20-2-46m. Class XJ junior resident and nonresident sportsman's
hunting, fishing and trapping license.
On or after the first day of January, one thousand nine
eighty-nine ninety-five, a Class XJ license shall be a resident and a nonresident junior sportsman's hunting, fishing
and trapping license and shall entitle the licensee to hunt and
trap for all legal species of wild animals and wild birds, to
fish for all legal species of fish and to take frogs in all
counties of the state, except as prohibited by the rules and
regulations of the director or when additional licenses and
permits are required.
No additional fees shall be required of Class XJ licensees
for a Class I, U, V or W license or for the conservation stamp
required by section nine, article two-b of this chapter in order
for the Class XJ licensee to participate in the seasons for which
said licenses are required. Trout fishing is not permitted with
a Class XJ license unless said licensee possesses a valid Class
O or Class O-L trout license.
The Class XJ license shall be issued only to citizens of the
United States or Canada and to unnaturalized persons who possess
the permit referred to in section twenty-nine of this article who
are residents of this state and who have not reached their
eighteenth birthday and who are otherwise required to purchase a
license pursuant to this article and chapter. The fee for the
Class XJ license shall be fifteen twenty dollars for nonresidents
and fifteen dollars for residents of which three dollars shall be
designated as conservation stamp revenue and expended pursuant to
section nine, article two-b of this said chapter.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to establish a nonresident junior sportsman's hunting, fishing and trapping
license with a fee of twenty dollars.
Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken
from the present law, and underscoring indicates new language
that would be added.