Full Statute Name:  West's Louisiana Statutes Annotated. Louisiana Revised Statutes. Title 56. Wildlife and Fisheries. Chapter 1. General Provisions for Wildlife and Fisheries . Part IV. Wild Birds and Wild Quadrupeds. Subpart A. Hunting. § 116.5. Computer-assisted remote hunting prohibited; penalties

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Primary Citation:  LSA-R.S. 56:116.5 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  January, 2015 Alternate Citation:  LA R.S. 56:116.5 Date Adopted:  2006
Summary:

This Louisiana law provides that it is a class six violation for any person to engage in computer-assisted remote hunting or provide or operate a facility or provide services that allow others to engage in computer-assisted remote hunting.

Statute Text: 


A. It shall be unlawful for any person to engage in computer-assisted remote hunting or provide or operate a facility or provide services that allow others to engage in computer-assisted remote hunting. No person shall take, possess, or assist in the taking of any animal by means of computer- assisted remote hunting, regardless of the location of the animal.

B. For purposes of this Section “computer-assisted remote hunting” means the use of a computer or other device, equipment, or software to remotely control the aiming and discharging of a firearm or weapon that allows a person not physically present at the location of that firearm or other weapon to hunt or shoot an animal.

C. Any person who violates any provision of this Section is guilty of a class six violation.

CREDIT(S)

Added by Acts 2006, No. 745, § 1.

 

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