General Assembly Proposed Bill No. 63
January Session, 2021 LCO No. 364
Referred to Committee on ENVIRONMENT
Introduced by:
SEN. BERTHEL, 32nd Dist.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General
Assembly convened:
1 That the general statutes be amended to provide for the hunting of
2 black bear in Litchfield County and to further provide the following: (1)
3 Permit the taking of black bear during the first year of such hunting at a
4 rate that does not exceed five per cent of the total black bear population
5 in the state as of the effective date of such act, and (2) require the
6 submission of a report to the joint standing committee of the General
7 Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to the environment one
8 year after the beginning of such black bear hunting that includes
9 information on the number of black bear taken pursuant to such
10 hunting, the number of licenses issued by the Department of Energy and
11 Environmental Protection to hunt such black bear and any
12 recommendations of the Commissioner of Energy and Environmental
13 Protection for any modifications to such black bear hunting in the state.
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Proposed Bill No. 63
Statement of Purpose:
To provide authorization and procedures for bear hunting in Litchfield
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