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West’s Annotated Mississippi Code. Title 49. Conservation and Ecology. Chapter 7. Hunting and Fishing. In General. § 49-7-68. Computer-assisted remote hunting

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Citation: Miss. Code Ann. § 49-7-68, MS ST § 49-7-68

Citation: Miss. Code Ann. § 49-7-68, MS ST § 49-7-68


Last Checked by Web Center Staff: 11/2012

Summary:   This Mississippi law makes it a Class I offense a person to engage in computer-assisted remote hunting. It is also unlawful for a person to provide or operate a facility for computer-assisted remote hunting if the game animal or bird being hunted is located in this state.


Statute in Full:

(1) For purposes of this section:

(a) “Computer-assisted remote hunting” means the use of a computer or any other device, equipment or software to remotely control the aiming and discharge of archery equipment, firearms or primitive firearms to take any game animal or bird.

(b) “Facility for computer-assisted remote hunting” means the real property and improvements on the property to facilitate computer-assisted remote hunting.

(2)(a) It is unlawful for a person to engage in computer-assisted remote hunting.

(b) It is unlawful for a person to provide or operate a facility for computer-assisted remote hunting if the game animal or bird being hunted is located in this state.

(3) A person violating this section is guilty of a Class I offense and shall be punished as provided under Section 49-7-141. Each game animal or bird killed in the violation of this section is a separate offense.

CREDIT(S)

Added by Laws 2006, Ch. 418, § 1, eff. July 1, 2006.

 



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