††††† 301 KAR 5:040. Migratory Bird Harvest Information Program.

 

††††† RELATES TO: KRS 150.235, 150.603(1), (2)

††††† STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 150.195(1), 50 C.F.R. 20.20

††††† NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 150.195(1) authorizes the department to promulgate administrative regulations that provide for the design, issuance, distribution, and other matters relating to all licenses and permits. 50 C.F.R. 20.20 requires that waterfowl or migratory shore and upland game bird hunters participate in a national harvest survey. This administrative regulation establishes the requirements for hunters participating in the Migratory Bird Harvest Information Program.

 

††††† Section 1. Definition. "The Migratory Bird Harvest Information Program" means an online survey that a person completes prior to legally hunting waterfowl or migratory shore and upland game birds.

 

††††† Section 2. (1) Prior to hunting waterfowl or migratory shore and upland game birds, a person shall obtain a Migratory Bird Harvest Information Program verification number by completing the Migratory Bird Harvest Information Program Survey on the departmentís web site at fw.ky.gov.

††††† (2) A person shall possess the survey verification number established in subsection (1) of this section while hunting waterfowl or migratory shore and upland game birds.

 

††††† Section 3. Incorporation by Reference. (1) The "Migratory Bird Harvest Information Program Survey" form, 2016 edition, is incorporated by reference.

††††† (2) This material may be inspected, copied, or obtained, subject to applicable copyright law, at the Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, #1 Sportsmanís Lane, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (23 Ky.R. 3457; Am. 3755; eff. 5-14-1997; 28 Ky.R. 2057; eff. 5-16-2002; 42 Ky.R. 2497; 43 Ky.R. 206; eff. 8-4-2016.)