SB 0237 Allows fishing contests to be conducted without a permit
LR Number:0902S.02P Fiscal Note:0902-02
Committee:Economic Development, Tourism & Local Government
Last Action:05/16/03 - H Inf Consent Calendar Journal page:
Title:SCS SB 237
Effective Date:August 28, 2003
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Current Bill Summary

SCS/SB 237 - This act allows persons or corporations to sponsor or conduct a fishing contest on any lake in Missouri without obtaining authorization or approval from the Department of Conservation if the following conditions are met:

(1) The contest is part of a multi-state fishing contest;

(2) There is only one tagged fish per lake with a value of less than one million dollars;

(3) The fish is tagged by the sponsor in the presence of a representative from the department of conservation;

(4) There is no fee or consideration required to enter the contest;

(5) Participants must have a fishing license; and

(6) The contest shall last no more than 30 days.