WEST virginia Legislature
2016 regular session
House Bill 4045
By Delegates Hill, Blair, Hamrick, Faircloth, Ihle, Hartman, Atkinson, Howell, Moffatt, Ferro and Zatezalo
18, 2016; Referred
to the Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources then Government Organization.]
A BILL to amend and reenact §20-2-35 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to wildlife resources; and providing that all hunting and fishing licenses are valid for one year from the date issued.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That §20-2-35 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended and reenacted to read as follows:
ARTICLE 2. WILDLIFE RESOURCES.
§20-2-35. Period during which license valid.
Licenses and permits provided by this chapter shall be valid through the last day of the calendar year for which they are issued unless otherwise provided by law: Provided, That all hunting and fishing licenses are valid for a period of one year from the date they are issued.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to provide that all hunting and fishing licenses are valid for one year from the date issued rather than through the last day of the calendar year for which they are issued.
This bill is recommended by the Joint Standing Committee on Government Organization and the Joint Committee on Government Operations for introduction and passage during the 2016 Regular Session.
Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from a heading or the present law, and underscoring indicates new language that would be added.