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Title 10 : Conservation and Development


(Cite as: 10 V.S.A. § 4402)
  • § 4402. Recommendations of Secretary for closed season; proclamation; special season

    When in the opinion of the Secretary conditions exist that constitute an emergency calling for measures of protection for fish, wildlife, or fur-bearing animals additional to those provided by existing law, the Secretary shall certify the opinion to the Governor and attach therewith a statement of the measures of protection she or he recommends. Upon receipt of such certificate, the Governor by proclamation may suspend or close the open season in whole or in part with respect to any species of fish, wildlife, or fur-bearing animal either throughout the State or in any specified locality or localities or may impose restrictions additional to those already imposed by statute upon the number of any species of fish, wildlife, or fur-bearing animal to be taken. (Added 1961, No. 119, § 1, eff. May 9, 1961; amended 1991, No. 230 (Adj. Sess.), § 21.)