1. No person, firm, corporation, partnership, limited liability company, association or other business entity shall:
a. own or operate a shooting range or gallery located in this state for purposes of the on-line shooting or spearing of targets or animals; or
b. create, maintain or utilize a website via the internet, or a service or business via any other means, from any location within this state for purposes of the on-line shooting or spearing of targets or animals.
2. For purposes of this section:
a. “on-line shooting or spearing” shall mean the firing of a hunting instrument from a remote location by using a computer, a website via the internet or a service or business via any other means, and any combination of cameras, viewers and sites, or any other devices or controls, to operate such hunting instrument, regardless of whether such operation is live-action, in real-time or delayed;
b. “hunting instrument” shall mean any type of firearm, bow and arrow or mechanically propelled single or multiple pronged pike, blade, or harpoon;
c. “shooting” shall mean the discharge of any type of firearm or bow and arrow;
d. “spearing” shall mean the use of any mechanically propelled single or multiple pronged pike, blade, or harpoon; and
e. “shooting range or gallery” shall mean any place equipped with targets, animals or both, where a hunting instrument is fired.
(Added L.2005, c. 653, § 1, eff. Sept. 16, 2005.)