LD 156 LR 718(01)
An Act To Lower the Eligibility Age for a Junior Hunting License
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Rep. Hilliard of Belgrade
Committee: Inland Fisheries and Wildlife
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
Potential current biennium revenue increase - Federal Expenditures Fund
FY 2015-16 FY 2016-17 Projections  FY 2017-18 Projections  FY 2018-19
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund ($22,300) ($22,300) ($22,300) ($22,300)
General Fund $22,300 $22,300 $22,300 $22,300
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The bill changes the minimum eligible age for purchasing a resident junior hunting license and a nonresident junior hunting license from 10 years of age to 8 years of age. This will increase General Fund revenue collected through the Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife (IF&W) by an estimated $22,300 annually beginning in fiscal year 2015-16. IF&W expects to increase Federal Expenditures Fund revenue by $20,356 annually for federal grants for the expected increase in licenses issued beginning in fiscal year 2015-16.