|SB 0107||This act makes the Department of Conservation liable for all damages resulting from reintroduction of elk|
|LR Number:||0439S.01I||Fiscal Note:||0439-01|
|Committee:||Agriculture, Conservation, Parks & Tourism|
|Last Action:||03/01/01 - SCS Voted Do Pass w/SCS SBs 107 & 38 S Agriculture,||Journal page:|
|Parks and Tourism Committee (0439S.03C)|
|Title:||SCS SBs 107 & 38|
|Effective Date:||August 28, 2001|
SCS/SBs 107 & 38 - This act prohibits the reintroduction of wild elk and makes release of wild elk a Class A misdemeanor. Should the prohibition against the release of wild elk be found unconstitutional, the act makes the Department of Conservation liable for all damages resulting from reintroduction of elk. Examples include damages to crops, fences, livestock, and vehicles and personal injuries. It further provides that landowners or lessors may destroy elk if they have damaged the property.
This act is similar to SCS/HCS/HBs 205, 323 & 549 (2001)
and SB 982 (2000).