Subchapter G. MANDATED REVOCATION OF HUNTING AND FURTAKING LICENSE AND RIGHTS


Sec.


143.121.    Scope.
143.122.    Starting time for revocation period.
143.123.    Consent decree for Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition recipients.
143.124.    Restoration of hunting and furtaking privileges of offenders in hunting related shooting incidents, or other mandatory revocations.
143.125.    Compliance with Commission order.
143.126.    Unlawful acts.
143.127.    Penalties.

§ 143.121. Scope.

 The act provides, in addition to the monetary penalty, that persons convicted of certain offenses shall suffer loss of hunting and trapping rights for specified periods. In order to avoid confusion or misunderstanding and reduce the possibility of an error causing inconvenience or hardship for sportsmen and unnecessary expenditures from the Game Fund, § §  143.122 and 143.123 (relating to starting time for revocation period; and consent decree for Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition recipients) govern the mandated revocations.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  143.121 issued under The Game Law (34 P. S. § §  1311.101—1311.1502) (Repealed); and the Game and Wildlife Code, 34 Pa.C.S. § §  101—2965.

Source

   The provisions of this §  143.121 adopted June 19, 1987, effective July 1, 1987, 17 Pa.B. 2464.

§ 143.122. Starting time for revocation period.

 Mandatory revocations specified in the act will begin on July 1 following the conclusion of the prosecution, unless otherwise ordered by the court, and shall include both hunting and furtaking privileges.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  143.122 issued under The Game Law (34 P. S. § §  1311.101—1311.1502) (Repealed); and the Game and Wildlife Code, 34 Pa.C.S. § §  101—2965.

Source

   The provisions of this §  143.122 adopted June 19, 1987, effective July 1, 1987, 17 Pa.B. 2464.

Cross References

   This section cited in 58 Pa. Code §  143.121 (relating to scope).

§ 143.123. Consent decree for Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition recipients.

 If a mandatory revocation is required by a misdemeanor, and the case is accepted for Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition, the accused shall agree to a consent decree imposing the mandatory revocation which shall be part of that record. If the accused does not enter into a consent decree, the revocation shall proceed as provided in the act and this part.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  143.123 issued under The Game Law (34 P. S. § §  1311.101—1311.1502) (Repealed); and the Game and Wildlife Code, 34 Pa.C.S. § §  101—2965.

Source

   The provisions of this §  143.123 adopted June 19, 1987, effective July 1, 1987, 17 Pa.B. 2464.

Cross References

   This section cited in 58 Pa. Code §  143.121 (relating to scope).

§ 143.124. Restoration of hunting and furtaking privileges of offenders in hunting related shooting incidents, or other mandatory revocations.

 (a)  A person whose hunting and furtaking privileges have been denied under section 2522(c) of the act (relating to shooting at or causing injury to human beings), shall, prior to having hunting and furtaking privileges restored, comply with the following:

   (1)  Provide to the Commission on a form provided, evidence that the offender has met the following minimum visual acuity standards:

     (i)   A combined vision of 20/40 or better corrected or 20/40 or better corrected vision in the sighting eye.

     (ii)   In the case of a single sighted offender, mono vision of 20/40 or better corrected.

     (iii)   A plotted visual field of at least 120° along the horizontal meridian, excepting normal blind spots.

     (iv)   An affirmation by a licensed optometrist or ophthalmologist that the offender is visually safe to sport hunt.

   (2)  Provide to the Commission on a form provided, evidence that the offender has successfully completed a Commission sponsored remedial hunter education course.

 (b)  A remedial hunter education course shall be a specific course of study sponsored by the Commission that is to be completed by certain offenders of the act before their license priveleges are restored. It shall include lessons concerning the safe use and handling of firearms, hunting laws and regulations, responsible hunting behavior and hunter ethics.

   (1)  The developement and administration of the remedial hunter education program shall be the responsibility of the Hunter-Trapper Education Division.

   (2)  A fee of $50 shall be charged to each student to enroll in a remedial hunter education course.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  143.124 amended under the Game and Wildlife Code, 34 Pa.C.S. §  922.

Source

   The provisions of this §  143.124 adopted November 21, 1997, effective November 22, 1997, 27 Pa.B. 6093; amended June 8, 2001, effective June 9, 2001, 31 Pa.B. 2926. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (236616) to (236617).

§ 143.125. Compliance with Commission order.

 When the Commission requires a person to wear corrective lenses under section 2522(g) of the act (relating to shooting at or causing injury to human beings), that person shall at all times while hunting or furtaking wear corrective lenses.

Source

   The provisions of this §  143.125 adopted November 21, 1997, effective November 22, 1997, 27 Pa.B. 6093.

§ 143.126. Unlawful acts.

 It is unlawful for a person whose hunting and furtaking privileges have been denied under section 2522(c) of the act (relating to shooting at or causing injury to human beings), to hunt or take fur or to purchase or attempt to purchase a hunting or furtaking license prior to complying with this subchapter.

Source

   The provisions of this §  143.126 adopted November 21, 1997, effective November 22, 1997, 27 Pa.B. 6093.

§ 143.127. Penalties.

 A person who violates this subchapter shall be subject to the penalties as provided in the act.

Source

   The provisions of this §  143.127 adopted November 21, 1997, effective November 22, 1997, 27 Pa.B. 6093.



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