OLR Bill Analysis

sHB 5858

AN ACT AUTHORIZING LIFETIME HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSES.

SUMMARY

This bill allows the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) commissioner to establish and issue lifetime hunting and fishing licenses, permits, and stamps, or combinations thereof. It does not specify any fees or criteria for obtaining these licenses. Under existing laws, DEEP generally issues hunting and fishing licenses, permits, and stamps annually, subject to specified fees (CGS 26-27 et seq.).

EFFECTIVE DATE: October 1, 2017

COMMITTEE ACTION

Environment Committee

Joint Favorable Substitute

Yea

29

Nay

0

(03/10/2017)