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     87-6-414. Failure to wear hunter orange while big game hunting. (1) Except as provided in subsection (3), a person may not hunt any big game animals in this state or accompany any hunter as an outfitter or guide under any of the provisions of the laws of this state without wearing as exterior garments above the waist a total of not less than 400 square inches of hunter orange material visible at all times while hunting.
     (2) As used in this section, "hunter orange" means a daylight fluorescent orange color.
     (3) This section does not apply to a person hunting:
      (a) with a bow and arrow during the special archery season; or
     (b) wolves outside the general deer and elk season as authorized by commission rules.
     (4) The department shall make rules to implement this section.
     (5) A person convicted of a violation of this section shall be punished by a fine of not less than $10 or more than $20.

     History: En. Sec. 43, Ch. 258, L. 2011; amd. Sec. 6, Ch. 13, L. 2013; amd. Sec. 6, Ch. 297, L. 2013.

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