3 CSR 10- 7.405: General Provisions

Summary

This amendment specifically authorizes the use of an artificial light to search for, spot, and locate coyotes as specifically authorized by 3 CSR 10-7.410 from February 1 through March 31.

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Title 3 – Department of Conservation
Division 10 – Conservation Commission

Proposed Amendment

3 CSR 10- 7.405: General Provisions

(5) Wildlife[, except raccoons or other furbearing animals when treed with the aid of dogs,] may not be searched for, harassed, or disturbed in any manner with the aid of an artificial light, headlight, or spotlight from any roadway, whether public or private, or in any field, woodland, or forest, by any person acting either singly or as one (1) of a group of persons[. This section shall not apply to the use of a light by a landowner as defined in this Code on property under his/her control.], except, this section shall not apply to the following:

  (A) The use of an artificial light to search for, spot, and locate raccoons or other furbearing animals when treed with the aid of dogs;

  (B) The use of an artificial light to search for, spot, and locate coyotes from February 1 through March 31, but only as specifically authorized by 3 CSR 7.410(1)(B)2.;

  (C) The use of an artificial light by a resident or nonresident landowner as defined in 3 CSR 10-20.805 on his/her property.

 

AUTHORITY: Sections 40 and 45 of Art. IV, Mo. Const. Original rule filed Aug. 26, 1964, effective Dec. 31, 1964. For intervening history, please consult the Code of State Regulations. Amended: Filed May 29, 2020.

 

PUBLIC COST: This proposed amendment will not cost state agencies or political subdivisions more than five hundred dollars ($500) in the aggregate.

 

PRIVATE COST: This proposed amendment will not cost private entities 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.

Official public comment period

Jul 02, 2020 to Jul 31, 2020
Jul 01, 2020

Volume

45

Number

13

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