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June 19, 2014 Public Notice

KAR 115-8-1.  Department lands and waters: hunting, furharvesting, and discharge of firearms. KAR 115-8-1. Department lands and waters: hunting, furharvesting, and discharge of firearms. 9.56 kB

This permanent regulation establishes hunting, furharvesting, and discharge of firearms provisions on department lands and waters.  The proposed amendments would update the reference document, particularly related to removing some restrictions on vehicle traffic, adjusting some non toxic shot requirements, adjusting some boating restrictions, coordinating some refuge area requirements and adding some daily use permits. 

KAR 115-8-1 Economic Impact Summary KAR 115-8-1 Economic Impact Summary 9.11 kB

 The proposed amendment to the regulation is not anticipated to have any appreciable negative economic impact on the department, other agencies, small businesses or the public.

KAR 115-25-9a. Deer; open season, bag limit, and permits; additional considerations; Fort Riley. KAR 115-25-9a. Deer; open season, bag limit, and permits; additional considerations; Fort Riley. 9.20 kB

This permanent regulation establishes additional considerations for the deer open season, bag limit, and permits including Fort Rileyand crossbow survey number.  The proposed version of the regulation sets the deer seasons on Fort Riley only in order to better accommodate the changing training mission at Fort Riley.   

KAR 115-25-9a Economic Impact Summary KAR 115-25-9a Economic Impact Summary 8.74 kB

The proposed version of the regulation is not anticipated to have any appreciable negative economic impact on the department, other agencies, small businesses or the public.

KAR 115-4-2.  Big game and wild turkey; general provisions.  KAR 115-4-2. Big game and wild turkey; general provisions. 18.13 kB

This permanent regulation establishes general provisions for big game and wild turkeys.  The proposed amendments would remove the restriction on same day purchase of permits and hunting big game and wild turkeys.

KAR 115-4-2 Economic Impact Summary KAR 115-4-2 Economic Impact Summary 8.63 kB

The proposed amendments to the regulation are not anticipated to have any appreciable negative economic impact on the department, other agencies, small businesses or the public.

KAR 115-25-1.  Prairie chickens; open seasons, bag limits, and possession limits; permit. KAR 115-25-1. Prairie chickens; open seasons, bag limits, and possession limits; permit. 15.53 kB

This exempt regulation establishes the open seasons, bag limits, and possession limits and permits for prairie chickens.  The proposed version of the regulation includes closing the season in the southwest unit pursuant to a listing by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service as a threatened species under the federal endangered species act.

KAR 115-25-1 Economic Impact Summary KAR 115-25-1 Economic Impact Summary 8.84 kB

There will be some economic impact to closing the prairie chicken season in the southwest unit but it cannot be quantified at this time.  Otherwise, the proposed version of the regulation is not anticipated to have some appreciable negative economic impact on the department, other agencies, small businesses or the public.

Notice of Public Hearing Notice of Public Hearing 18.12 kB

A public hearing will be conducted by the Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism Commission at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, June 19, 2014 at the Lamplighter Inn & Suites, 4020 Parkview Dr., Pittsburg, Kansas, to consider the approval and adoption of proposed regulations of the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism.

A general discussion and workshop meeting on business of the Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism Commission will begin at 1:00 p.m., June 19 at the location listed above.  The meeting will recess at approximately 5:00 p.m. then resume at 6:30 p.m. at the same location for the regulatory hearing and more business.  There will be public comment periods at the beginning of the afternoon and evening meeting for any issues not on the agenda and additional comment periods will be available during the meeting on agenda items. Old and new business may also be discussed at this time.  If necessary to complete business matters, the Commission will reconvene at 9:00 a.m. June 20 at the location listed above.