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KEY: wildlife, licensing, terminally ill, fishing, rules, procedures

Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment: 1992

Notice of Continuation: May 7, 2007

Authorizing, and Implemented or Interpreted law: 23-19-36

R657-30-1. Purpose and Authority.

Under Section 23-19-36, this rule provides the procedures for a terminally ill person to obtain a free fishing license.

R657-30-2. Procedures for Obtaining a Free Fishing License.

(1) A resident may receive a fishing license free of charge upon providing the following information to a division office:

(a) Verification signed by a physician stating the applicant:

(i) is terminally ill; and

(ii) has less than five years to live; and

(b) One of the following documents stating the person is receiving assistance under a low income public assistance program administered by the Department of Human Services:

(i) A Medicaid identification card for the current month;

(ii) A food stamp identification card for the current year; or

(iii) A document stating the person is receiving Supplemental Security Income.

(2) If a person is not a recipient of a public assistance program administered by the Department of Human Services or is unable to produce one of the documents required under Subsection (b), the person must provide the division with an affidavit signed by the Office of Family Support stating that he qualifies for a low income public assistance program.

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