March 13, 2019, Introduced by Reps. Sheppard and LaGrand and referred to the Committee on Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation.
A bill to amend 1994 PA 451, entitled
"Natural resources and environmental protection act,"
by amending section 43532 (MCL 324.43532), as amended by 2016 PA
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:
Sec. 43532. (1) An all-species fishing license entitles the
licensee to take and possess all aquatic species as prescribed by
An Except as otherwise
provided in subsection (3), an
individual 17 years of age or older shall not take or possess an
aquatic species, except aquatic insects, in the waters over which
this state has jurisdiction without a license. The fee for a
resident all-species fishing license is $25.00. The fee for a
nonresident all-species fishing license is $75.00.
(3) An individual who resides on a qualified private lake is
not required to obtain an all-species fishing license while fishing
on that qualified private lake. An individual shall possess his or
her driver license, state personal identification card, or other
proof that he or she resides on the qualified private lake while
fishing under this subsection.
(3) Not later than March 1, 2018,
the The department shall
develop an electronic license that allows an individual to display
an electronic copy of his or her all-species fishing license using
an electronic device.
(5) As used in this section, "qualified private lake" means a
lake that meets both of the following:
(a) There is no public access to that lake.
(b) Individuals who reside on the lake pay a fee to an
association or group that uses that fee, or a portion of that fee,
to stock fish in the lake.