Full Statute Name:  Title 20. Fish and Wildlife. Chapter 1. General Provisions. § 20-1-25. Internet hunting

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Primary Citation:  Gen. Laws, 1956, § 20-1-25 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  April, 2018 Alternate Citation:  RI ST § 20-1-25 Date Adopted:  2006
Summary:

This statute prohibits internet hunting of any bird or animal within the state of Rhode Island. Violations of this section is a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars ($500) or imprisonment for up to ninety (90) days, or both.

Statute Text: 

(1) “Internet hunting” means the use of the Internet to remotely control the shooting of any bird or animal.

(2) No person shall shoot at or kill any bird or animal with any gun via an Internet connection in Rhode Island.

(3) No person shall import, export, or possess any bird or animal or any part thereof which has been taken by the use of the Internet to remotely control the shooting of any bird or animal.

(4) Violations of this section shall be a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars ($500) or imprisonment for up to ninety (90) days, or both.

Credits

P.L. 2006, ch. 594, § 1, eff. July 14, 2006.

 

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