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      RS 56:155     

  

§155.  Louisiana Duck License, Stamp, and Print Fund; purposes

A.  Funds received by the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries pursuant to the sale of duck licenses, stamps, and prints shall be placed in the Louisiana Duck License, Stamp, and Print Fund as provided by R.S. 56:10(B).

B.  Subject to appropriation, the monies in the Louisiana Duck License, Stamp, and Print Fund shall be used:

(1)  To acquire lands in Louisiana which have the primary and direct purpose of conserving, restoring, and enhancing migratory waterfowl habitat.

(2)  To carry out migratory waterfowl habitat restoration and enhancement projects on lands under the jurisdiction of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

(3)  To fulfill the purposes of Paragraphs (1) and (2) of this Subsection, when feasible and when in coastal areas, in a manner which will contribute to the protection of the coastal areas of the state from deterioration and which will enhance the productivity of the coastal marshes.

(4)  To acquire lands for wildlife and game management.

C.  Subject to appropriation, the monies in the Louisiana Duck License, Stamp, and Print Fund may be used:

(1)  To make grants, not to exceed ten percent of the program revenues, to the North American Waterfowl Habitat Conservation Plan for the purpose of acquiring, developing, or maintaining migratory waterfowl areas within Louisiana.

(2)  To cover the administrative costs associated with the implementation of the Louisiana Duck License, Stamp, and Print Program, not to exceed five percent of the program revenues.

Acts 1988, No. 632, §1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989; Acts 2001, No. 270, §1.



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