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      RS 56:143     


§143. "Hunter orange" or "blaze pink" display by hunters with guns

            A. Any person hunting any wildlife during the open gun deer hunting season and possessing buckshot, slugs, a muzzleloader, or a centerfire rifle shall display on his head, chest, or back a total of not less than four hundred square inches of material of a daylight fluorescent orange color known as "hunter orange" or a daylight fluorescent pink color known as "blaze pink". Persons hunting on privately owned, legally posted land may wear a cap or a hat that is completely covered with hunter orange or blaze pink material in lieu of the foregoing requirement to display four hundred square inches of hunter orange or blaze pink. These provisions shall not apply to persons hunting deer from elevated stands on property which is privately owned and legally posted, or to archery deer hunters hunting on legally posted land where firearm hunting is not permitted by agreement of the owner or lessee.

            B. Violation of this Section constitutes a class one violation.

            Acts 1992, No. 528, §1, eff. June 29, 1992; Acts 1992, No. 741, §1, eff. Oct. 1, 1993; Acts 1993, No. 64, §1; Acts 2008, No. 36, §1; Acts 2016, No. 7, §1.

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