Subchapter J. MIGRATORY GAME BIRD LICENSE


Sec.


143.181.    Purpose and scope.
143.182.    Definitions.
143.183.    Application.
143.184.    Issuance of license.
143.185.    The license.
143.186.    Processing HIP surveys.
143.187.    Unlawful acts.
143.188.    Penalties.

Source

   The provisions of this Subchapter J adopted November 8, 1996, effective November 9, 1996, 26 Pa.B. 5440, unless otherwise noted.

§ 143.181. Purpose and scope.

 This subchapter establishes rules for application and issuance of Migratory Game Bird Licenses and HIP surveys.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  143.181 amended under the Game and Wildlife Code, 34 Pa.C.S. § §  2102(a), 2722(g)(2) and 2901(b).

Source

   The provisions of this §  143.181 amended March 20, 2009, effective March 21, 2009, 39 Pa.B. 1388. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (294119).

§ 143.182. Definitions.

 The following words and terms, when used in this subchapter, have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

   HIP survey—The Migratory Game Bird Harvest Information Program (HIP) survey that will be completed at the time the license is issued.

   Migratory Game Bird License—The license authorizing the holder thereof to hunt for migratory game birds. The license is not valid unless used in conjunction with a regular resident hunting license, nonresident hunting license or mentored hunting permit.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  143.182 amended under the Game and Wildlife Code, 34 Pa.C.S. § §  2102(a), 2722(g) and 2901(b).

Source

   The provisions of this §  143.182 amended March 20, 2009, effective March 21, 2009, 39 Pa.B. 1388; amended November 6, 2015, effective November 7, 2015, 45 Pa.B. 6503. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (342343) to (342344).

§ 143.183. Application.

 Application may be made when purchasing a hunting license, or at any time thereafter upon completion of the HIP survey.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  143.183 amended under the Game and Wildlife Code, 34 Pa.C.S. § §  2102(a), 2722(g)(2) and 2901(b).

Source

   The provisions of this §  143.183 amended March 20, 2009, effective March 21, 2009, 39 Pa.B. 1388. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (294119).

§ 143.184. Issuance of license.

 After confirming that the HIP survey has been completed in its entirety, the issuing agent shall issue the license.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  143.184 amended under the Game and Wildlife Code, 34 Pa.C.S. § §  2102(a), 2722(g)(2) and 2901(b).

Source

   The provisions of this §  143.184 amended March 20, 2009, effective March 21, 2009, 39 Pa.B. 1388. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (294119).

§ 143.185. The license.

 A Migratory Game Bird License is required for a person engaged in the hunting or taking of migratory game birds, unless the person otherwise qualifies for license and fee exemptions under section 2706 of the act (relating to resident license and fee exemptions). The Migratory Game Bird License shall be signed by the holder in the space provided and shall be carried at all times while hunting for migratory game birds. The holder shall produce the license upon demand of an officer authorized to enforce the act and this title.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  143.185 amended under the Game and Wildlife Code, 34 Pa.C.S. § §  2722(g) and 2901(b).

Source

   The provisions of this §  143.185 amended November 6, 2015, effective November 7, 2015, 45 Pa.B. 6503. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (342344).

§ 143.186. Processing HIP surveys.

 HIP survey data shall be forwarded electronically to the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Office of Migratory Bird Management, through the Commission’s PALS no later than 30 days after license issuance.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  143.186 amended under the Game and Wildlife Code, 34 Pa.C.S. § §  2102(a), 2722(g)(2) and 2901(b).

Source

   The provisions of this §  143.186 amended March 20, 2009, effective March 21, 2009, 39 Pa.B. 1388. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (294120).

§ 143.187. Unlawful acts.

 It is unlawful to:

   (1)  Issue a Migratory Game Bird License contrary to this subchapter.

   (2)  Apply for or receive a Migratory Game Bird License contrary to the act or this subchapter.

   (3)  Violate other provisions of this subchapter.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  143.187 amended under the Game and Wildlife Code, 34 Pa.C.S. § §  2102(a), 2722(g)(2) and 2901(b).

Source

   The provisions of this §  143.187 amended March 20, 2009, effective March 21, 2009, 39 Pa.B. 1388. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (294120).

§ 143.188. Penalties.

 A person violating this subchapter shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay the penalties prescribed in the act.



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