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all moneys received by him from the state game, fish and forest fire commissioner to the game and fish protection fund, which fund shall be paid out by the state treasurer upon warrants by the auditor general for services rendered by the state game, fish and forest fire commissioner, his assistants and deputies, together with the expenses incurred in the enforcement of the game and fish laws of this state, when audited and duly certified by the state game, fish and forest fire commissioner. The state game, fish and forest fire commissioner may use not to exceed fifteen dollars of each non-resident license fee, and one. dollar of each resident license fee, provided for by this act, in paying for the destruction of wolves, coyotes and other predaceous animals.
LICENSES AND SEALS, HOW FURNISHED. —COLORS. PER MIT FOR TRANSPORTATION OF ONE
DEER.-AFFIDAVITS. -METAL TAGS.--UNUSED LICENSES TO BE RETURNED.
(300) SEC. 7. The licenses and seals herein provided for shall be provided by and furnished to the different county clerks and deputy game and fish wardens, by the state game, fish and forest fire commissioner, and the license and coupon shall be printed on good quality tag board with coupon properly eyeletted. Licenses for resident citizens shall be white, and licenses for non-resident citizens shall be in color. Upon the back of one of the non-resident license coupons or stubs, shall be printed a permit to ship one male deer out of the state, which shall be authority for transportation companies to receive such deer for shipment outside of the state, when number of such license stub .corresponds with the number on metal seal attached to said deer as hereinafter provided for; each class of licenses shall be separately bound in book form in such quantity as shall be decided upon by the state game, fish and forest fire commissioner and shall be numbered consecutively. The state game, fish and forest fire commissioner shall also prepare and print blank affidavits for such licenses and shall bind the same in book form in such quantity as he shall decide upon, which affidavits shall be numbered consecutively and correspond in number and color with the licenses. The state game, fish and forest fire commissioner shall also provide a self sealing metal tag or seal which shall be numbered consecutively and correspond in number with the license and affidavits and which shall be furnished to all persons authorized to issue licenses under the provisions of this act, which seal shall bear a corresponding number with that of license and coupon and shall be delivered to each applicant who secures a license to hunt deer under the provisions of this act. The state game, fish and forest fire commissioner shall deliver to the clerk of each county at least twenty days before the opening of the deer hunting season in each year, as many affidavits, licenses and self sealing metal tags as may be requisite and shall charge such clerk with the number so issued to him. On the fifteenth day of December of each year and within ten days thereafter each county clerk and each deputy game and fish warden shall return to the state game, fish and forest fire commissioner all unused licenses and affidavits and used stubs and unused metal seals, with a report of the number of each kind of license issued, amount of money received, amount retained as fees and amount turned over to the state game, fish and forest fire commissioner, for each kind of license issued by them.
FORM OF LICENSES, COUPONS AND STUBS.
SEC. 8. Said licenses, coupons and stubs shall be in the following form:
State of Michigan
Clerk. I certify that the within name.. has made affidavit that he cannot write.
clerk of said county, do hereby certify that..
whose name is signed in the margin of this license in his own handwriting, or who has made oath before me that he cannot write, has filed with me the affidavit required by law for a hunter's license, stating therein that he is a non-resident citizen, resident citizen, as the case may be, of the State of..... . county of..
and his postoffice address is.
his age is. years, the color of his hair is.
...and the color of his eyes is.. That he has paid me the sum of.....
....dollars for his license and is authorized to hunt for, and kill with firearms, one male deer, but only at the times and places and in the manner provided by law. Dated.....
Hunter's License No....
192... This coupon authorizes any person named in said license to ship one male deer, or part thereof, to any point in Michigan, but this coupon must accompany it.
Signature of holder
(Signature of holder) Witness.
. Color of eyes.
Amount received $.
TRANSPORTATION OF DEER. ATTACHING METAL TAG.–POSSESSION OR SHIPPING AFTER CLOSE OF SEASON.-EVIDENCE OF SEX REMOVED UNLAWFUL FOR TRANSPORTATION
COMPANY TO ACCEPT.
(302) SEC. 9. It shall not be lawful for any railroad company, express company, boat or other transportation company to transport any deer or part of a deer from one place to another in this state unless the ipper shall produce his license as provided in this act and sign and detach one coupon therefrom and attach the same to such deer or part thereof offered for shipment, in the presence of the shipping agent, and if he cannot write he shall sign by his mark, which 'agent shall sign such coupon as a witness and such coupon shall accompany said deer or part thereof to its destination: Provided, That any person killing any deer shall immediately after killing same, attach the self sealing metal tag or seal which contains the number of license held by such person, to the head of such deer in a secure and permanent manner and no deer shall be offered for shipment, shipped or received for shipment by transportation companies unless this metal license tag shall be attached to such deer when presented for shipment and the coupon herein provided for attached in the presence of the shipping agent as required by this section: Provided further, That no person, corporation or transportation company shall receive for transportation or have. in possession at the initial billing station, the carcass or dead body of a deer after forty-eight hours immediately following the closing of the time when the
lling of deer is authorized by law: Provided rther, That it shall be unlawful for any transportation company to accept for shipment a doe, fawn or any deer from which the evidence of the sex has been removed.
REFUSAL TO EXHIBIT LICENSE.—PENALTY.
(303) SEC. 10. Any person found hunting any deer protected by the laws of this state with any kind of firearms and who shall refuse to show his license herein provided for, to any sheriff, deputy sheriff, constable, game warden, deputy game warden or county game warden on demand or any person who shall sell, loan, give or in any manner transfer said license to another person or attach or allow to be attached the coupon or seal of his license to any deer or part thereof, except such as he may have lawfully killed himself, shall be deemed and held to be guilty of violating the provisions of this section in addition to violating any of the other provisions of this act and may be fined upon conviction as provided in section thirteen of this act.
FALSE STATEMENTS IN PROCURING LICENSE. DESTRUCTION OF COUPONS.-UNLAWFUL
ISSUANCE OF LICENSE.
(304) SEC. 11. Any person who shall procure a license under the provisions of this act by false swearing shall be guilty of perjury and any person who shall use any coupon more than once or who shall remove or wilfully destroy any coupon while attached to a deer or part thereof after it has reached its destination shall be deemed to have violated the provisions of this act. Any county clerk, deputy county clerk or deputy game and fish warden who shall issue a license under the provisions of this act without receiving the amount of money herein provided for, who shall accept the fee without issuing the license as provided for in this act or who shall refuse or neglect to pay over any money received for the services as herein required, shall be guilty of violating the provisions of this act and shall be personally liable for the amount of money collected for such licenses.
SELLING PROHIBITED.—APPLICATION FOR PERMIT TO TRANSPORT OR SELL
(305) SEC. 12. Deer killed under the provisions this act may not be bought or sold: Provided, That deer heads and skins, green or mounted, may be transported or sold either within or without this state under a permit issued by the state game, fish and forest fire commissioner. Application for such permit must specify the number of the hunting license under which the deer was killed and such other information as may be required. No person shall have in possession more than thirty days after the close of the deer hunting season any deer or part thereof.
(306) SEC. 13. Any person or persons violating any of the provisions of this act shall upon conviction for the first offense be punished by a fine of not less than fifty dollars nor more than one hundred dollars and costs of prosecution or by imprisonment in the county jail not exceeding thirty days or by both such fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the court, and for the second or any subsequént offense charged as such in the complaint, shall be punished by a fine not more than one hundred twenty-five dollars and costs of prosecution or by imprisonment in the county jail not exceeding one hundred days or by both such fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the court, and in all cases where a fine and imprisonment are imposed, the sentence shall provide that if the fine and costs are not paid at the time such imprisonment expires, the person serving out such sentence shall be further detained in jail until such fine and costs are paid, for any period stated: Provided, That the whole term of such imprisonment shall not exceed six months.
An Act to authorize the state game, fish and forest fire commissioner of the pub
lic domain commission to issue permits to hunters to take one deer for camp purposes and to provide a penalty for the illegal use of such permits.
(Act 351, P. A. 1917.]
The People of the State of Michigan enact:
ISSUE OF PERMIT AUTHORIZED.
(307) SECTION 1. The state game, fish and forest fire commissioner of the public domain commission is hereby authorized to issue permits to deer hunting parties of six and not less than four persons to take and kill one deer during the open season for the hunting thereof, to be used for camp purposes in accordance with the provisions of this act.
Am. 1919, Act 63.
APPLICATION.-FEE.-SEAL.–SALE OF HIDE AND HEAD.
(308) SEC. 2. Any party composed of six and not less than four persons, each of whom have secured a license to hunt deer during the open season of any year, who propose to camp together, shall make application by affidavit to the said commissioner for that purpose; such affidavit shall be signed and executed by each of the persons comprising the said party and it must be presented to said commissioner, or any of his deputies, together with a fee of three dollars for each camp permit so issued; the permit shall authorize any of the persons whose names appear on said affidavit to kill one deer during the open season therefor, to be used by the said party for camp purposes as above mentioned. The said permit shall have attached thereto a coupon which shall be filled out, attached and returned to the said commissioner as soon as said deer is killed, but the original permit shall be attached to the head or carcass thereof. Said commissioner shall furnish with each permit a self-locking metal seal which must be immediately attached to the head or carcass of said deer and the permit and self-locking seal shall remain so attached until the said deer shall have been consumed: Provided, That the deer hide and head may be disposed of by the party to whom permit was issued by securing authority from the said commissioner to ship or sell in the same manner as buck deer heads and hides are now disposed of under the provisions of act two hundred seventy-five of the public acts of nineteen hundred eleven, as amended: Provided further, That the provisions of this act shall not apply where hunting parties do not maintain a camp of four persons, as herein provided, and remain therein for a period of not less than seven days.
FALSE SWEARING, ETC. —PENALTY.
(309) SEC. 3. Any person or persons who secure a permit as herein provided by false swearing, or who kills more than one deer as provided by the provisions of this act, or who loans or authorizes another to use said permit, coupon or selflocking seal, or who attaches said permit or self-locking seal to more than one deer, or who buys or sells or attaches such permit or seal to any deer or any part thereof not killed by a member of his party organized as required by this act, or who shall violate any of the other provisions thereof shall be deemed to have committed a misdemeanor, and shall, on conviction thereof, be punished by a fine of not less than twenty-five dollars or more than one hundred dollars and costs of prosecution, or by imprisonment in the county jail for a period of not less than thirty days or more than ninety days, or by both such fine and imprisonment as in the discretion of the court shall be deemed advisable.
An Act to prohibit the killing of deer until the year nineteen hundred twenty-six
in the counties of Monroe, Macomb, Oakland, Livingston, Shiawassee and Wayne, and to provide a penalty therefor.
[Act 385, P. A. 1921.]
The People of the State of Michigan enact:
KILLING OF DEER IN CERTAIN COUNTIES PROHIBITED UNTIL 1926.
(310) SECTION 1. It shall be unlawful until the year nineteen hundred twenty-six to kill any deer in the counties of Monroe, Macomb, Oakland, Livingston, Shiawassee and Wayne.
(311) SEC. 2. Any person who shall be found guilty of violating the provisions of section one hereof shall be liable to a fine of not less than fifty dollars or more than one hundred dollars for each deer that he may have killed, or in default of a payment of such fine, imprisonment in the county jail or Detroit house of correction for a period of not more than six months in the discretion of the court.
An Act to provide for the cultivation and increase of wild life in this state by
means of the establishment and maintenance of game refuges on private and public lands, for the preservation of water fowl, wading, game, insectivorous and other birds, in the interest of agriculture, also game and fur-bearing animals in this state.
[Act 360, P. A. 1913.]
The People of the State of Michigan enact:
(312) $ 7558. SECTION 1. Any person, partnership or corporation owning or having control by lease or otherwise, for the required time, of lands within the state of Michigan, may establish thereon a game refuge by complying with the following requirements:
A written application shall be filed with the state game, fish and forestry warden at his office in Lansing, giving: (a) The name of the owner; (b) the time for which the refuge is to be established, in no case less than five years from the date when the application is filed; (c) the extent and legal description of the land, in no case less than five acres; and not to exceed in all six hundred forty acres in any one township; and (d) a brief dedication of the land to the state for the purposes and time indicated in this act. A proper book shall be kept by the state game, fish and forestry warden, in which shall be registered, by counties, the names of the donors, the time of dedication, and a brief description of the lands so dedicated as game refuges.
The state game, fish and forestry warden may, in like manner, establish one or more game refuges on the public lands of the state, which have been or shall hereafter be set aside for state forests. In that case a description of the land, with the date of the establishment of the game refuge, and the other particulars required, shall be filed by the state game, fish and forestry warden in his office, and registered with the game refuges on private lands, as above set forth.
PROTECTION GIVEN.-PENALTY FOR FIRST AND SECOND OFFENSES.
(313) $ 7559. SEC. 2. All the lands so set aside and established as game refuges shall be under the protection of the state, and it shall be unlawful to trap or hunt, with dogs or otherwise within one hundred fifty feet of the boundaries outside thereof subject to the penalties mentioned in this section; and any person