WEST virginia Legislature
2017 regular session
Senate Bill 410
By Senator Sypolt
[Introduced February 23,
to the Committee on Natural Resources]
A BILL to amend and reenact §20-2-19 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to marking traps with a Division of Natural Resources identification tag.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That §20-2-19 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended and reenacted to read as follows:
ARTICLE 2. WILDLIFE RESOURCES.
§20-2-19. Marking of traps.
All traps used for taking game or fur-bearing animals shall be marked with (1) a durable plate or tag attached to the snare, trap or trap chain bearing the name and address of the owner of the trap or (2) with a Division of Natural Resources identification tag.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to permit the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources identification tag to be used to identify a trap.
Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from a heading or the present law and underscoring indicates new language that would be added.