35-14
Concerning: Weapons -
Discharge of
Bows -
Amendments
Expedited Bill No.
Revised:
May
14. 2014 Draft No. _1_
Introduced:
June 10, 2014
July 29. 2014
Enacted:
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Effective:
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COUNTY COUNCIL
FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND
By: Council Vice President Leventhal, Councilmember Berliner
and
Council President Rice
AN EXPEDITED ACT
to:
(1)
reduce
the safety zone
for
archery hunters
in
the County;
and
(2)
generally amend the
laws
governing the discharge of
bows.
By amending
Montgomery County
Code
Chapter 57, Weapons
Section 57-6
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The
County Council for Montgomery County,
Maryland
approves the following Act:
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ExPEDITED BILL NO. 35--14
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Sec.1. Section 57-6 is amended as follows:
57-6. Discharge of bows.
(a)
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Prohibition.
A person must not discharge a bow in the County:
(1)
(2)
from, onto, or across a public road;
into or within [150] 100 yards of a building or camp designed for
human occupancy without the owner or occupant's written
consent; or
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onto, or across public or private property without the owner
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or occupant's written consent;
(b)
&ception.
Subsection (a) does not apply to target archery practiced in
compliance with safety guidelines established in regulations adopted
under method (2).
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Sec. 2.
Expedited Effective Date.
The Council declares that this legislation
is
necessary for the immediate
protection of the public interest.
becomes law.
Approved:
This Act takes effect on the date on which it
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Approved:
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Isiah Leggett, County Executive
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Date
Th.is is a correct copy ofCouncil action.
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Linda M.
Lauer,
Clerk of the Council
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