2008 REGULAR SESSION
House Bill 475 by Representative St. Germain (Act 722)
creates out-of-state wholesale and retail crab shipping licenses and provides
for the collected revenues.
House Bill 1138 by Representative Gisclair (Act 320) and
Senate Bill 20 by Senator Dupre (assigned to House Natural Resources)
provides relative to the legal size of trawl doors on trawling vessels.
House Bill 1142 by Representative St. Germain (Act 321)
authorizes the Wildlife and Fisheries Commission to develop and implement rules
for the use of oyster cargo vessels.
Senate Bill 13 by Senator Dupre (Act 37)
changes the number of hoop nets allowed with a recreational gear license from
3 to 5.
Senate Bill 744 by Senator Dupre (Act 564)
allows charter boat fishing guide licensees to provide certain information to
the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.
Senate Concurrent Resolution 36 by Senator Morrish (filed
with secretary of state) memorializes Congress to
oppose the authorization of offshore aquaculture in the Gulf of Mexico.
Senate Concurrent Resolution 64 by Senator Dupre (filed
with secretary of state) creates the Louisiana Recreational Saltwater
Fishing Task Force to advise the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and other
entities on various recreational saltwater fishing issues.
House Concurrent Resolution 25 by Representative St.
Germain (filed with secretary of state) suspends the provisions of the
Vessel Titling Act until sixty days after the end of the 2009 Regular Session.
House Bill 694 by Representative St. Germain (Act 22)
provides relative to eligibility for youth hunts. The Act expands participation
in special hunting season from youths under 16 years old to youths
under 18 years old.
House Bill 698 by
Representative St. Germain (Act 36) requires all hunters possessing certain
firearms to wear "hunter orange" during deer season.
Senate Bill 165 by Senator Thompson (Act 51)
provides relative to deer hunting with primitive firearms and crossbows. The Act
allows the Wildlife and Fisheries Commission to establish two special deer
hunting seasons: (1) a bow and arrow only season; and (2) a bow and arrow and
Senate Concurrent Resolution 10 by Senator McPherson
(filed with secretary of state) requests the
Wildlife and Fisheries Commission to consider waiving the WMA hunting permit for
small game hunters during the first nine days of the regular squirrel season.
House Bill 699 by Representative St. Germain
(Act 363) authorizes Louisiana to join the Interstate Wildlife Violator
House Bill 1025 by
Representative St. Germain (Act 27) provides relative to nonresident trip
licenses for hunting and fishing. The Act changes the fee and duration of
nonresident hunting and fishing licenses.
Senate Bill 48 by Senator McPherson (Act 42)
includes a portion of Drake's Creek in the parish of Vernon in the state natural
and scenic rivers system.