October 18, 2012 60-day Notice

Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism Commission Notice of Public Hearing Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism Commission Notice of Public Hearing 23.26 kB

A public hearing will be conducted by the Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism Commission at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, October 18, 2012 at Flint Oak, 2639 Quail Road, Fall River, Kansas, to consider the approval and adoption of proposed regulations of the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism.

A regulatory hearing on business of the Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism Commission will begin at 7:00 p.m., October 18 at the location listed above. There will be public comment periods at the beginning of the 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. October 19 at the location listed above.

KAR 115-1-1 Definitions KAR 115-1-1 Definitions 33.38 kB

This permanent regulation establishes definitions. The proposed amendment would add a definition for artificial lure to clarify the regulations for Alabama rigs.

KAR 115-1-1 Economic Impact Summary KAR 115-1-1 Economic Impact Summary 8.55 kB

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

KAR 115-18-18.  Hand fishing permit; requirements, restrictions, and permit duration.  KAR 115-18-18. Hand fishing permit; requirements, restrictions, and permit duration. 9.25 kB

This permanent regulation establishes the hand fishing permit and requirements. The proposed amendment would rescind the reporting requirements following the end of the hand fishing season.

KAR 115-18-18 Economic Impact Summary KAR 115-18-18 Economic Impact Summary 8.44 kB

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

KAR 115-25-14.  Fishing; creel limit, size limit, possession limit, and open season.  KAR 115-25-14. Fishing; creel limit, size limit, possession limit, and open season. 18.03 kB

This exempt regulation establishes the creel limit, size limit, possession limit, and open season for fishing. The proposed version of the regulation adds new trout waters and updates the reference document.

KAR 115-25-14 Economic Impact Summary KAR 115-25-14 Economic Impact Summary 8.60 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 115-7-3.  Fish; taking and use of baitfish or minnows.  KAR 115-7-3. Fish; taking and use of baitfish or minnows. 13.41 kB

This permanent regulation establishes taking and use of baitfish or minnows. The proposed amendments would allow taking and use of live baitfish within a drainage except from a designated aquatic nuisance species water, allow the taking and use of bluegill and green sunfish to be used as baitfish anywhere in the state except if taken from a designated aquatic nuisance species water, and restrict importation of out of state baitfish unless they meet the same criteria as Kansas commercial baitfish sales.

KAR 115-7-3 Economic Impact Summary KAR 115-7-3 Economic Impact Summary 9.03 kB

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

KAR 115-7-10.  Fishing; special provisions. KAR 115-7-10. Fishing; special provisions. 9.94 kB

This permanent regulation establishes special provisions for fishing. The proposed amendments would allow transport of live fish from designated waters containing aquatic nuisance species during permitted fishing tournaments for weigh-ins, update the reference document designated aquatic nuisance waters, and require persons fishing with baitfish purchased from a commercial bait dealer to possess the purchase receipt while fishing

KAR 115-7-10 Economic Impact Summary KAR 115-7-10 Economic Impact Summary 8.74 kB

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

KAR 115-2-2.  Motor vehicle permit fees.  KAR 115-2-2. Motor vehicle permit fees. 11.70 kB

This permanent regulation establishes motor vehicle permit fees. The proposed amendments would set a different fee structure for motor vehicle permits and reduce fees for those who purchase the permit when registering their vehicle based on legislative enactment.

KAR 115-2-2 Economic Impact Summary KAR 115-2-2 Economic Impact Summary 9.00 kB

If the owners of ten percent of the light trucks and cars registered opted to purchase a park motor vehicle permit, the proposed amendments would generate an additional $1,800,000 on annual fiscal year basis. Otherwise, the proposed revocation is not anticipated to have any appreciable negative economic impact on the department, other agencies, small businesses or the public.

KAR 115-4-15.  Restitution scoring system; white-tailed deer; mule deer; elk; antelope.  KAR 115-4-15. Restitution scoring system; white-tailed deer; mule deer; elk; antelope. 21.17 kB

This new permanent regulation establishes a restitution scoring system for white-tailed deer, mule deer, elk, and antelope for wildlife violations based on legislative enactment.

KAR 115-4-15 Economic Impact Summary KAR 115-4-15 Economic Impact Summary 8.93 kB

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

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. 10.29 kB

This permanent regulation establishes provisions related to hunting, furharvesting, and discharge of firearms on department lands and waters. The proposed amendment would update the reference document in relation to possession of alcohol on department lands and waters based on legislative enactment.

KAR 115-8-1 Economic Impact Summary KAR 115-8-1 Economic Impact Summary 8.98 kB

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