2010 Tennessee Code
Title 70 - Wildlife Resources
Chapter 4 - Miscellaneous Regulations
Part 1 - Hunting and Fishing
70-4-108 - Hunting from or across public road or near dwelling Penalty.

70-4-108. Hunting from or across public road or near dwelling Penalty.

(a)  It is unlawful to hunt, shoot at, chase, catch, or kill, with or without dogs, any wild animal, wild bird, or wild fowl from a public road right-of-way, or to shoot any firearms across or on any public road.

(b)  It is unlawful to hunt, shoot at, chase, or kill, with or without dogs any wild animal, wild bird or wild fowl on public lands and waters within one hundred yards (100 yds.) of a visible dwelling house, whether or not such dwelling house is on public or private lands, without the owner's permission.

(c)  A violation of the provisions of subsection (a) or (b) is a Class C misdemeanor.

(d)  (1)  It is unlawful to hunt, shoot at, chase, catch, or kill, with or without dogs, any wild animal, wild bird, or wild fowl from a motor vehicle on either a public road or right-of-way, or from a public road or right-of-way after leaving a motor vehicle specifically for such purpose with the immediate intent to return to the vehicle.

     (2)  A violation of the provisions of this subsection (d) is a Class A misdemeanor.

[Acts 1951, ch. 115, § 35 (Williams, § 5178.64); Acts 1979, ch. 254, § 1; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 51-415; Acts 1983, ch. 280, §§ 1, 2; 1984, ch. 670, § 1; 1984, ch. 898, § 1; 1989, ch. 591, § 113; 2005, ch. 124, §§ 1, 2.]  

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