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HOUSE BILL NO. 534
INTRODUCED BY S. GALLUS
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: "AN ACT SUBMITTING TO THE ELECTORATE THE $10 YOUTH COMBINATION SPORTS LICENSE FEE; PROVIDING A CONTINGENT VOIDNESS PROVISION; AMENDING SECTION 87-2-805, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE."
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MONTANA:
Section 1. Section 87-2-805, MCA, is amended to read:
"87-2-805. Persons under
fifteen eighteen years of age -- youth combination sports license. (1) Resident minors
from who are 12 years of age or older through 14 and under 15 years of age may fish and may hunt upland game and
migratory game birds during the open season with only a conservation license. Resident minors who are under 12 years of
age may fish without a license. However, no A nonresident person under the age of 15 years of age may not fish in or on
any Montana waters without first having obtained a Class B or B-4 fishing license unless the nonresident person under the
age of 15 years of age is in the company of an adult in possession of a valid Montana fishing license. The limit of fish for
the nonresident person and the accompanying adult combined may not exceed the limit for one adult as established by law
or by rule of the department.
Residents, as defined by 87-2-102, under the age of 15 years may purchase Class A-3 and A-5 licenses at a price
equal to one-half the fee paid by a resident who is 15 years of age or older and under 62 years of age. Resident minors who
are 15 years of age or older may fish and hunt upland game birds during the open season with only a conservation license.
(3) (a) A resident minor who has complied with the provisions of 87-2-105 may, upon payment of $10, obtain a youth combination sports license.
(b) A youth combination sports license permits the holder to fish and hunt upland game birds, deer, and elk."
NEW SECTION. Section 2. Submission to electorate. This act shall be submitted to the qualified electors of Montana at the tax election to be held in 1999 by printing on the ballot the full title of this act and the following:
SHALL A NEW TAX, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS, BE IMPOSED?
 FOR allowing the department of fish, wildlife, and parks to charge a $10 license fee to resident minors for a youth combination sports license.
 AGAINST allowing the department of fish, wildlife, and parks to charge a $10 license fee to resident minors for a youth combination sports license.
NEW SECTION. Section 3. Contingent voidness. (1) If Constitutional Amendment No. 75, enacting Article VIII, section 17, of the Montana constitution, is declared invalid, then this act is void.
(2) If LC 1188 is not passed and approved, then this act is void.
NEW SECTION. Section 4. Effective date. This act is effective on approval by the electorate.
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