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      RS 56:302.4     

  

§302.4.  Recreational fishing licenses: license year; purchase period

A.  Basic recreational licenses, freshwater trout licenses, saltwater licenses, and recreational gear licenses are valid beginning June first of each calendar year and expiring on June thirtieth of the following calendar year.  However, through promulgation and adoption of rules and regulations therefor, the department may issue recreational licenses and recreational gear licenses for a period of one year from the date of issuance.  Any such rule promulgated and adopted under the provisions of this Section shall supersede the licensure period delineated in this Section prior to the adoption of the rule.

B.  Repealed by Acts 1998, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 164, §3, eff. Sept. 21, 1998.

C.  The nonresident fishing licenses provided for in R.S. 56:302.1 may be purchased with a qualified credit card in accordance with the rules of the department adopted pursuant to R.S. 56:642.

D.  A license may be issued to a bona fide resident upon presentation of a Louisiana driver's license or a special identification card issued by the Department of Public Safety and Corrections under the provisions of R.S. 40:1321.

Acts 1986, No. 904, §1; Acts 1990, No. 455, §1; Acts 1995, No. 660, §1; Acts 1998, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 164, §§2, 3, eff. Sept. 21, 1998.

{{NOTE:  SEE ACTS 1986, NO. 904, §5.}}

NOTE:  SEE ACTS 1998, 1ST EX. SESS., NO. 164, §4, RE: EFFECTIVENESS AND EFFECTIVE DATE OF ACT.  LETTER DATED SEPT. 21, 1998, WAS SENT TO DEPT. OF WILDLIFE & FISHERIES FROM COMMISSIONER OF ADMINISTRATION STATING THAT FUNDS WERE APPROPRIATED FROM THE LA. TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION FUND TO IMPLEMENT THE PROGRAM.



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