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IC 14-22-33
     Chapter 33. Federal Laws, Projects, and Coordination

IC 14-22-33-1
Migratory birds; effect of federal laws, regulations, and treaties
    
Sec. 1. (a) The:
        (1) laws of the United States;
        (2) migratory bird treaties of the United States with other countries; and
        (3) regulations issued and promulgated by a department of the United States government;
concerning migratory birds in effect on January 1, 1979, have the force and effect of law in Indiana, except as otherwise provided in this chapter.
    (b) Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, a:
        (1) person in Indiana may not violate; and
        (2) person may not hunt, shoot, take, kill or possess, sell or offer to sell, purchase or offer to purchase, ship or transport, carry or deliver, or receive for shipment, transportation, or carriage in Indiana a migratory bird in violation of;
a law, a treaty, or a regulation described in subsection (a).
    (c) At any time, the director may establish a season and bag limit for migratory birds identical to that established by:
        (1) federal law;
        (2) treaty of the United States with another country; or
        (3) regulation promulgated by a department of the United States government;
concerning migratory birds. The director shall establish the season and bag limit by giving notice by publication in an Indianapolis newspaper of general circulation at least one (1) week before the season and bag limit are to take effect.
As added by P.L.1-1995, SEC.15.

IC 14-22-33-2
Consent to establishment of migratory bird reservations
    
Sec. 2. Consent of Indiana is given to the acquisition by the United States, by purchase, gift, devise, or lease, of the areas of land and water in Indiana that the United States considers necessary for the establishment of migratory bird reservations in accordance with 16 U.S.C. 715 et seq. reserving, however, to Indiana full and complete jurisdiction and authority over all the areas not incompatible with administration, maintenance, protection, and control of the areas by the United States under 16 U.S.C. 715 et seq.
As added by P.L.1-1995, SEC.15.

IC 14-22-33-3
Authorization for federal fish hatching, operations, and investigations
    
Sec. 3. To promote fish culture and the increase of useful food and game fish in the lakes and streams of Indiana and

notwithstanding Indiana fish or game law, full authority is granted to the United States Fish and Wildlife Service to conduct fish hatching and all operations and investigations connected with fish hatching in the manner and at the time that is considered necessary and proper.
As added by P.L.1-1995, SEC.15.

IC 14-22-33-4
Assent to federal aid for wildlife restoration projects
    
Sec. 4. (a) Indiana hereby assents to 16 U.S.C. 669 et seq.
    (b) The director shall perform the acts that are necessary to the conduct and establishment of cooperative wildlife-restoration projects in compliance with 16 U.S.C. 669 et seq. and regulations promulgated by the United States Secretary of the Interior under 16 U.S.C. 669 et seq.
    (c) Money accruing to the state from license fees paid by hunters may not be diverted for a purpose other than:
        (1) the administration of the division of fish and wildlife; and
        (2) the enforcement of laws concerning the taking, chasing, selling, and possession of animals.
As added by P.L.1-1995, SEC.15. Amended by P.L.140-1997, SEC.1.

IC 14-22-33-5
Assent to federal aid for fisheries restoration projects
    
Sec. 5. (a) Indiana hereby assents to 16 U.S.C. 777 et seq.
    (b) The director shall perform the acts that are necessary to the conduct and establishment of cooperative fisheries-restoration projects in compliance with 16 U.S.C. 777 et seq. and regulations promulgated by the United States Secretary of the Interior under 16 U.S.C. 777 et seq.
    (c) Money accruing to the state from license fees paid by anglers may not be diverted for any other purpose than:
        (1) the administration of the division of fish and wildlife; and
        (2) the enforcement of laws concerning the taking, chasing, selling, and possession of animals.
As added by P.L.1-1995, SEC.15. Amended by P.L.140-1997, SEC.2.