DAR File No. 41152
This rule was published in the February 1, 2017, issue (Vol. 2017, No. 3) of the Utah State Bulletin.
Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources
Drawing Application Procedures
Notice of Proposed Rule
DAR File No.: 41152
Filed: 01/11/2017 07:09:20 PM
Purpose of the rule or reason for the change:
This rule is being amended pursuant to Wildlife Board meetings conducted for taking public input and reviewing the division's drawing application process.
Summary of the rule or change:
This rule is being amended to: 1) add Sandhill Crane to the list of permits a youth may obtain; 2) remove the authorization to withhold 1% of the swan permits from the drawing to address division errors with; 3) amend the youth definition when pertaining to the taking of waterfowl, Wilson's snipe, and coot; and 4) authorize up to four youth to apply as a group.
Statutory or constitutional authorization for this rule:
- Section 23-14-19
- Section 23-14-18
Anticipated cost or savings to:
the state budget:
This rule amendment alters a process already in place and does not create a cost or savings to the division. Therefore, the Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR) determines that these amendments will not create any cost or savings impact to the state budget or DWR's budget, since the changes will not increase workload and can be carried out with existing budget.
Since this amendment alters an existing process, this filing does not create any direct cost or savings impact to local governments. Local governments are neither directly nor indirectly impacted by this rule because the rule does not create a situation requiring services from local governments.
This amended rule will alter the structure for using preference points in a DWR drawing which DWR has determined would not generate a cost or saving impact to small businesses.
persons other than small businesses, businesses, or local governmental entities:
This amended rule will alter the structure for using preference points in a DWR drawing which DWR has determined would not generate a cost or saving impact to other persons.
Compliance costs for affected persons:
DWR determined that this amendment will not create a cost or savings impact to individuals who participate in hunting in Utah because this amendment simply alters the structure for using preference points in a DWR drawing.
Comments by the department head on the fiscal impact the rule may have on businesses:
The amendments to this rule do not create an impact on businesses.
Michael R. Styler, Executive Director
The full text of this rule may be inspected, during regular business hours, at the Office of Administrative Rules, or at:Natural Resources
1594 W NORTH TEMPLE
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84116-3154
Direct questions regarding this rule to:
- Staci Coons at the above address, by phone at 801-538-4718, by FAX at 801-538-4709, or by Internet E-mail at email@example.com
Interested persons may present their views on this rule by submitting written comments to the address above no later than 5:00 p.m. on:
This rule may become effective on:
Gregory Sheehan, Director
(2) Specific season dates, bag and possession limits, areas open, number of permits and other administrative details that may change annually are published in the respective guidebooks of the Wildlife Board.
(a) For purposes of this section,
"youth" means any person 17 years of age or younger on
July 31for the purpose of obtaining
Sharp-tailed grouse and Greater Sage grouse
, and 15 years of age or younger on the Youth Waterfowl
hunt, as for the purpose of obtaining a Sandhill Crane
(c) Youth applicants who apply for a Sandhill Crane, Sharp-tailed grouse or Greater sage grouse permit as provided in this Subsection, will automatically be considered in the youth drawing based upon their birth date.
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