Full Statute Name:  Revised Statutes Annotated of the State of New Hampshire. Title XVIII. Fish and Game (Ch. 206 to 215-D). Chapter 207. General Provisions as to Fish and Game. Definitions, Inclusions, Methods of Taking, Etc. Remote Control or Internet Hunting Prohibited

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Primary Citation:  N.H. Rev. Stat. § 207:8-a Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  February, 2018 Alternate Citation:  N.H. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 207:8-a Date Adopted:  2006
Summary:

This statute prohibits engaging in internet hunting or assisting another person in internet hunting within the state of New Hampshire. Any person who violates this section is guilty of a class A misdemeanor if a natural person and guilty of a felony if any other person. In addition, the executive director may impose a civil penalty of not less than $10,000 for each violation of this section.

Statute Text: 

207:8-a Remote Control or Internet Hunting Prohibited.

I. No person shall offer for sale, take, or assist in the taking of wildlife by use of remote control or Internet hunting. Any person who violates this section shall be guilty of a class A misdemeanor if a natural person and guilty of a felony if any other person. In addition, the executive director may impose a civil penalty of not less than $10,000 for each violation of this section, with the moneys received from imposition of such civil penalty to be deposited in the fish and game fund.

II. For the purpose of this section “remote control or Internet hunting” shall mean the use of a computer or other electronic device, equipment, or software, to remotely control the aiming or discharge of a firearm or other weapon, that allows a person, not physically present, to take wildlife.

HISTORY

Source.  2006, 73:1, eff. April 28, 2006.

 

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