2017 Idaho Statutes
Title 36 - FISH AND GAME
Chapter 15 - PUBLIC SAFETY
Section 36-1501 - REVOCATION OF LICENSE FOR IMPROPER HANDLING OF A WEAPON.
36-1501. Revocation of license for improper handling of a weapon. The director of the Idaho department of fish and game shall revoke the hunting license of any person, and deny them the right to secure any hunting license, in the manner hereinafter provided, for any of the following acts, and for the periods specified. For purposes of this section, the term "weapon" shall mean firearm, gun, crossbow, or bow and arrow. The director, or a referee he may appoint, shall have authority to hold a hearing, subpoena any witness requested by the complainant or by the person accused, administer oaths, and require and receive evidence, oral or in written deposition, in any case where any person who, according to information received, while hunting is alleged:
(a) To have carelessly handled a weapon that caused accident and injury to person or property;
(b) To have carelessly handled a weapon that caused injury to livestock of another;
(c) To have carelessly injured a human being by use of a weapon;
(d) To have caused accidental injury or death to a person by use of a weapon and fled or failed to render assistance;
(e) To have caused injury or death to a person by use of a weapon, and not furnished proof to the director or his referee that he has been released from all liability for ambulance, hospital, medical, funeral bills, and other related expense, from the injured person, or his heirs in case of death; provided that a satisfaction of any judgment rendered against the person accused because of any such act shall be deemed a satisfactory release hereunder;
(f) To have caused damage to livestock by use of a weapon, and not furnished proof to the director or his referee, that he has been released from all liability by the owner of such livestock therefor; provided that a satisfaction of any judgment rendered against the person accused because of any such act shall be deemed a satisfactory release hereunder.
[36-1501, added 1976, ch. 95, sec. 2, p. 364; am. 1995, ch. 66, sec. 1, p. 168.]
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