16 USC 718o: Definitions
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16 USC 718o: Definitions Text contains those laws in effect on November 28, 2023

§718o. Definitions

In this subchapter:

(1) Actual stamp

The term "actual stamp" means a Federal migratory-bird hunting and conservation stamp required under the Act of March 16, 1934 (16 U.S.C. 718a et seq.) (popularly known as the "Duck Stamp Act"), that is printed on paper and sold through the means established by the authority of the Secretary immediately before December 18, 2014.

(2) Automated licensing system

(A) In general

The term "automated licensing system" means an electronic, computerized licensing system used by a State fish and wildlife agency to issue hunting, fishing, and other associated licenses and products.

(B) Inclusion

The term "automated licensing system" includes a point-of-sale, Internet, telephonic system, or other electronic applications used for a purpose described in subparagraph (A).

(3) Electronic stamp

The term "electronic stamp" means an electronic version of an actual stamp that-

(A) is a unique identifier for the individual to whom it is issued;

(B) can be printed on paper or produced through an electronic application with the same indicators as the State endorsement provides;

(C) is issued through a State automated licensing system that is authorized, under State law and by the Secretary under this subchapter, to issue electronic stamps;

(D) is compatible with the hunting licensing system of the State that issues the electronic stamp; and

(E) is described in the State application approved by the Secretary under section 718q(b) of this title.

(4) Secretary

The term "Secretary" means the Secretary of the Interior.

( Pub. L. 113–239, §2, Dec. 18, 2014, 128 Stat. 2847 .)

Editorial Notes

References in Text

The Act of March 16, 1934, referred to in par. (1), is act Mar. 16, 1934, ch. 71, 48 Stat. 451 , known as the Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp Act, and also popularly known as the Duck Stamp Act, which is classified generally to subchapter IV (§718 et seq.) of this chapter. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 718 of this title and Tables.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Short Title

Pub. L. 113–239, §1, Dec. 18, 2014, 128 Stat. 2847 , provided that: "This Act [enacting this subchapter] may be cited as the 'Permanent Electronic Duck Stamp Act of 2013'."