§ 23-20-29. Interference with hunting prohibited--Action to recover damages--Exceptions
(1) A person is guilty of a class B misdemeanor who intentionally interferes with the right of a person licensed and legally hunting under Chapter 19,Licenses, Permits, and Tags to take wildlife by driving, harassing, or intentionally disturbing any species of wildlife for the purpose of disrupting a legal hunt, trapping, or predator control.
(2) Any directly affected person or the state may bring an action to recover civil damages resulting from a violation of Subsection (1) or a restraining order to prevent a potential violation of Subsection (1).
(3) This section does not apply to incidental interference with a hunt caused by lawful activities including ranching, mining, and recreation.
Laws 1986, c. 67, § 1; Laws 2011, c. 297, § 124, eff. May 10, 2011.
§ 23-20-29.5. Interference with hunters or hunting activity--Prosecution under criminal code
A person who intentionally interferes with a person who is licensed and taking wildlife legally under the provision of Title 23, Chapter 19, or disrupts an activity involving a legal hunt, trapping, falconry, or predator control may be charged with a violation under Section 76-9-102 if that interference or disruption constitutes a violation under Section 76-9-102.
Laws 1994, c. 87, § 1.