as introduced - 80th Legislature (1997 - 1998) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am
|Introduction||Posted on 03/26/1997|
1.1 A bill for an act 1.2 relating to game and fish; exempting archery bows used 1.3 for bowfishing from casing requirement; amending 1.4 Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 97B.051; proposing 1.5 coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97C. 1.6 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 1.7 Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 97B.051, is 1.8 amended to read: 1.9 97B.051 [TRANSPORTATION OF ARCHERY BOWS.] 1.10 Except as specified under section 97C.376, a person may not 1.11 transport an archery bow in a motor vehicle unless the bow is: 1.12 (1) unstrung; 1.13 (2) completely contained in a case; or 1.14 (3) in the closed trunk of a motor vehicle. 1.15 Sec. 2. [97C.376] [BOWFISHING EXEMPTION.] 1.16 An archery bow used exclusively to harvest rough fish and 1.17 having an attached bowfishing reel and tethered arrow with a 1.18 harpoon-style bowfishing point is exempt from the transportation 1.19 restriction under section 97B.051 when the bow is being used in 1.20 a motorboat for the pursuit of legal rough fish species.