INITIATIVE PETITION BILL LANGUAGE
by Petition Sponsors

Petition ID: 03BEAR
AN ACT PROHIBITING THE BAITING OR INTENTIONAL FEEDING OF BEARS.

Posted 05/20/03

Proposed Bill:

AN ACT PROHIBITING THE BAITING OR INTENTIONAL FEEDING OF BEARS



Be it enacted by the people of the State of Alaska:


Alaska Statutes Title 16 is amended to add a new Section 16.05.781, as follows:

16.05.781. Baiting or intentional feeding of bears prohibited.

(a) A person may not bait or intentionally feed a bear for the purpose of hunting, photography, or viewing.


(b) Under this section, to "bait" or "intentionally feed" means to intentionally give, deposit, distribute, discard, scatter or otherwise expose any attractant or edible material in order to attract or enticed bear to enter into, or to remain in , a location or area.


(c) A person who violates this section is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.

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