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BILL AS INTRODUCED 2007-2008

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Introduced by Representatives Perry of Richford, Gilbert of Fairfax, Lawrence of Lyndon, McAllister of Highgate, McNeil of Rutland Town, Spengler of Colchester and Stevens of Shoreham (by request)

Referred to Committee on

Date:

Subject:  Fish and wildlife; game; regular deer season; blaze orange

Statement of purpose:  This bill proposes to require a person hunting during regular deer season to wear blaze orange.

AN ACT RELATING TO REQUIRING WEARING OF BLAZE ORANGE DURING REGULAR DEER SEASON

It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:

Sec. 1.  10 V.S.A. § 4741 is amended to read:

§ 4741.  REGULAR DEER SEASON

(a)  For the 16 consecutive calendar days commencing 12 days prior to Thanksgiving day, a person may take by lawful means wild deer as prescribed by the Vermont fish and wildlife regulations.

(b)  A person hunting under this section shall wear a fluorescent orange jacket, vest, or hat which is a minimum of 500 square inches in size and is clearly visible from all sides for a reasonable distance.



Published by:

The Vermont General Assembly
115 State Street
Montpelier, Vermont


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