Here’s a look at the status of hunting- and fishing-related bills in the North Dakota Legislature as of Tuesday, Jan. 26:

HB 1017: Appropriates $91,812,839 to the Game and Fish Department for the biennium beginning July 1, 2021 and ending June 30, 2023. Committee heard Jan. 12, no action taken.

HB 1081: Allows game wardens to enforce state laws on state-owned lands managed by the board of university and school lands. Energy and Natural resources Committee heard Jan. 15, no action taken.

HB 1113: Requires permission from the owner or occupant of the property to place bait for the purpose of attracting wildlife, and provides a penalty. In addition, a person who installs a trail camera, etc., must have written permission from the owner or occupant of the property and the camera must have identification. Energy and Natural Resources Committee heard Jan. 21, no action taken.

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HB 1120: Allows a resident who is entitled to purchase a disabled veteran deer license to hunt during the youth deer hunting season. The license is limited to one unit. Energy and Natural Resources Committee heard Jan. 21.

HB 1178: Nonresident members of the armed forces who qualify to receive a resident license may apply for and be issued a lottery license for deer. Energy and Natural Resources Committee heard Jan. 21.

HB 1218: Nonresidents who own land in North Dakota may hunt during the first seven days of the pheasant season on land they enroll in the PLOTS program. Energy and Natural Resources Committee heard Jan. 21, recommended do pass 14-0.

HB 1221: Adds clarification to section 47-05-17 of century code, relating to an exemption from prohibition against severing hunting rights from surface estates. Energy and Natural Resources Committee heard Jan. 21, recommended do pass 14-0.

HB 1242: An individual who was issued an apprentice hunter validation license in 2020-21 may receive another one. Energy and Natural Resources Committee heard Jan. 21, recommended do pass 14-0.

HB 1270: An individual is guilty of a class B misdemeanor by placing a trail camera, etc., on private property without written permission from the owner or occupant. In addition, the device must have identification. Hearing set for 11:30 a.m. Jan. 26.

HB 1327: Allows former residents who lived in North Dakota for at least 10 years to receive 1% of the total deer gun licenses. Energy and Natural Resources Committee heard Jan. 21, recommended do not pass 14-0.

HB 1340: A law enforcement officer would not be able to enter private land without permission from the landowner or lessee. Judiciary committee heard Jan. 14, no action taken.

HB 1411: Allows the use of an artificial light with a power source of not more than six volts while hunting coyote, fox, raccoon or beaver at any time day or night. Hearing set for 9:30 a.m. Jan. 28.

HCR 3006: A concurrent resolution urging Congress and the president of the United States to protect the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution. Energy and Natural Resources Committee heard Jan. 21, recommended do-pass 13-1.

SB 2036: Legislative management shall continue to study the electronic land access database and application during the 2021-22 interim, and expand it to all counties. Passed Senate 45-2.

SB 2037: Amends a section of century code relating to criminal trespass and electronic posting, including an individual would be guilty of a class A misdemeanor by entering an enclosed fence; and the name of a person would not have to appear on each sign on physically posted land. Failed Senate 0-47.

SB 2038: Allows the option to designate the land as posted or closed to hunting in an online database or other electronic application. Failed Senate 0-47.

SB 2118: Increases game and fish violations for a class 1 noncriminal offense from $50 to $100, and a class 2 noncriminal offense from $25 to $50. Failed Senate 21-26.

SB 2143: Allows solid fluorescent pink or a camouflage pattern of at least 50% fluorescent orange or pink to be worn by big game hunters. Passed Senate 43-4.

SB 2144: Amends a section of century code relating to criminal trespass and electronic posting, including an individual would be guilty of a class A misdemeanor by entering an enclosed fence unless the individual is a licensed hunter or angler who is lawfully hunting or fishing, and allows the option to designate the land as posted or closed to hunting in an online database or other electronic application. Passed Senate 45-2.

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SB 2172: Applicants age 75 and older would be able to enter their name twice in the moose lottery. Passed Senate 27-20.

SB 2184: Certified hunter education instructors would be issued a license to hunt any legal deer during the deer gun season. In addition, hunter ed instructors who have taught for the preceding five years would be issued one bighorn sheep, elk or moose license. Failed Senate 6-41.

SB 2211: Allows the use of an artificial light with a power source of not more than six volts while hunting furbearer, ground squirrel, prairie dog, porcupine, rabbit or skunk. Energy and Natural Resources Committee heard Jan. 21, no action taken.