This amendment adds a Nonresident Landowner Firearms Any-Deer Hunting Permit to the list of prerequisites to be able to purchase a Nonresident Firearms Deer Management Assistance Program Permit.
Title 3 – Department of Conservation
Division 10 – Conservation Commission
(2) In addition to the take of deer in accordance with statewide deer hunting regulations, additional antlerless deer may be taken during the firearms deer hunting season on properties enrolled in the department-sponsored deer management assistance program in accordance with the following:
(A) Persons hunting or pursuing additional antlerless deer on enrolled properties must possess the prescribed firearms deer management assistance program permit. A firearms deer management assistance program permit may only be obtained by a person whose name, domicile address, e-mail, phone number, conservation identification number, Social Security number, and the enrolled property identification number has been submitted to the department by a participating landowner with property enrolled in the program. [ ]A Nonresident Firearms Any-Deer Hunting Permit, Nonresident Landowner Firearms Any-Deer Hunting Permit, or a Nonresident Managed Deer Hunting Permit is required of nonresidents as a prerequisite to this permit;
(B) All firearms deer management assistance program permits are valid only on the enrolled property they were issued for, or in the case of multiple landowners of enrolled property, only on the portion of the enrolled property where the permit holder has obtained landowner permission to pursue and take deer; and
(C) Additional antlerless deer may be taken on enrolled properties only in accordance with the statewide deer hunting regulations in this chapter. All applicable statewide season, method, permit, limit, tagging, and checking requirements apply, except firearms deer management assistance program permits filled while hunting on an enrolled property are not included in the antlerless permit limits established by 3 CSR 10-7.437.
AUTHORITY: Sections 40 and 45 of Art. IV, Mo. Const. and section 252.040 RSMo 2016.* Original rule filed Aug. 28, 2018, effective March 1, 2019. For intervening history, please consult the Code of State Regulations. Amended: Filed @@, 2020.
PUBLIC COST: This proposed amendment will not cost state agencies or political subdivisions more than five hundred dollars ($500) in the aggregate.
NOTICE TO SUBMIT COMMENTS: Anyone may file a statement in support of or in opposition to this proposed amendment with Regulations Committee Chairman, Department of Conservation, P.O. Box 180, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0180, or via the department’s website at https://short.mdc.mo.gov/Z49. To be considered, comments must be received within thirty (30) days after publication of this notice in the Missouri Register. No public hearing is scheduled.