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      RS 56:727     

  

§727. Approval of rules and regulations; promulgation; penalties

            A. Rules and regulations proposed by any game and fish commission shall become effective only after one of the following occurs:

            (1) The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission, which has concurrent jurisdiction and power over the parish preserve, approves and promulgates the rule or regulation. Such rules and regulations shall be promulgated and adopted in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act.

            (2) If the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission fails to take action on the proposed rules and regulations within one hundred eighty days after submission by the commission, the proposed rules shall be deemed to be adopted. The game and fish preserve commission shall publish the adopted rule or regulation in the Louisiana Register, shall submit a copy to the Senate Committee on Natural Resources and the House Committee on Natural Resources and Environment. The rule or regulation shall be subject to legislative review in the same manner as provided in the Administrative Procedure Act, R.S. 49:968(D).

            B. Any person who violates a rule or regulation adopted as provided in this Section shall be guilty of a class 2 violation.

            C. The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission shall not be held liable with regard to any implementation, promulgation, or enforcement of any rules or regulations of a game and fish commission adopted pursuant to Paragraph (A)(2) of this Section or R.S. 56:722(A)(2).

            Amended by Acts 1974, No. 717, §1; Acts 1981, No. 736, §1; Acts 1997, No. 21, §1; Acts 2017, No. 185, §1.



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