Georgia House Resolution 985 — Constitutional Amendment to Protect Hunting and Fishing

House Resolution 985 (COMMITTEE
SUBSTITUTE)

By: Representatives Morris of the
120th, Lane of the 101st, Coleman of the 118th,
Skipper of the 116th, and Porter of the 119th

A RESOLUTION
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution so as to provide
that the tradition of fishing and hunting and the taking of fish and wildlife
shall be preserved for the people and shall be managed by law and regulation for
the public good; to provide for submission of this amendment for ratification or
rejection; and for other purposes.

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF
GEORGIA:
SECTION 1.
Article I, Section I of the Constitution is amended by
renumbering Paragraph XXVIII as Paragraph XXIX and inserting a new Paragraph
XXVIII to read as follows:

Paragraph
XXVIII. Fishing and hunting. The tradition of fishing and hunting
and the taking of fish and wildlife shall be preserved for the people and shall
be managed by law and regulation for the public
good.

SECTION 2.
The above proposed amendment to the Constitution shall be
published and submitted as provided in Article X, Section I, Paragraph II of the
Constitution. The ballot submitting the above proposed amendment shall have
written or printed thereon the following:
“(  )  YES


(  )  NO

Shall the Constitution be amended so as to provide that the
tradition of fishing and hunting and the taking of fish and wildlife shall be
preserved for the people and shall be managed by law and regulation for the
public good?”
All persons desiring to vote in favor of ratifying the
proposed amendment shall vote “Yes.” All persons desiring to vote against
ratifying the proposed amendment shall vote “No.” If such amendment shall be
ratified as provided in said Paragraph of the Constitution, it shall become a
part of the Constitution of this state.

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