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Senate Bill No. 190

Public Act No. 06-4

AN ACT CONCERNING WILDLIFE KILLED OR WOUNDED BY MOTOR VEHICLES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. Section 26-86 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2006):

Any deer, moose or black bear killed or seriously wounded as the result of a collision with a motor vehicle may, after inspection of such deer, moose or black bear by the local police authorities, state police or conservation officer and after issuance of a copy of a [deer] wildlife kill incident report, become the property of the operator of such motor vehicle or any other person if such operator declines possession.

Approved April 21, 2006