§ 27-2-4.4. Special turkey hunting season for young and mobility impaired hunters.

CODE OF GEORGIA

Title 27. GAME AND FISH

Chapter 2. LICENSES, PERMITS, AND STAMPS GENERALLY

Article 1. LICENCES, PERMITS, AND STAMPS GENERALLY

Current through 2019-2020 Chapter 609

§ 27-2-4.4. Special turkey hunting season for young and mobility impaired hunters

(a) As used in this Code section, the term "mobility impaired person" means any person who has been verified by a doctor of medicine currently licensed to practice by the Georgia Composite Medical Board, the State Board of Examiners in Osteopathy, or an equivalent body of another state to have any one of the following permanent conditions:
(1) Dependence upon a wheelchair or similar device for ambulation;
(2) Hemiplegia;
(3) Monoplegia;
(4) Paraplegia; or
(5) Single-leg amputation above the knee.
(b) The board shall promulgate rules and regulations authorizing the hunting of turkeys during an extended open season to:
(1) Any person who is 16 years of age or younger; or
(2) Any mobility impaired person.
(c) Notwithstanding any provisions of Code Section 27-3-15 to the contrary, such extended season shall be for the weekend prior to the first weekend of the open turkey season, as established by the board.
(d) Such special authorization shall be subject to all other provisions of this title.

Cite as OCGA § 27-2-4.4

History. Added by 2013 Ga. Laws 133, §1, eff. 7/1/2013.