16 USC 718s: Electronic stamp requirements; recognition of electronic stamp
Result 1 of 1
   
 
16 USC 718s: Electronic stamp requirements; recognition of electronic stamp Text contains those laws in effect on February 23, 2024
From Title 16-CONSERVATIONCHAPTER 7-PROTECTION OF MIGRATORY GAME AND INSECTIVOROUS BIRDSSUBCHAPTER IV-A-PERMANENT ELECTRONIC DUCK STAMP

§718s. Electronic stamp requirements; recognition of electronic stamp

(a) Stamp requirements

The Secretary shall require an electronic stamp issued by a State under this subchapter-

(1) to have the same format as any other license, validation, or privilege the State issues under the automated licensing system of the State; and

(2) to specify identifying features of the licensee that are adequate to enable Federal, State, and other law enforcement officers to identify the holder.

(b) Recognition of electronic stamp

Any electronic stamp issued by a State under this subchapter shall-

(1) bestow upon the licensee the same privileges as are bestowed by an actual stamp;

(2) be recognized nationally as a valid Federal migratory bird hunting and conservation stamp; and

(3) authorize the licensee to hunt migratory waterfowl in any other State, in accordance with the laws of the other State governing that hunting.

(c) Duration

An electronic stamp issued by a State shall be valid through the first June 30 that occurs after the date of issuance of the electronic stamp by the State.

( Pub. L. 113–239, §6, Dec. 18, 2014, 128 Stat. 2849 ; Pub. L. 118–25, §2(c), Dec. 19, 2023, 137 Stat. 130 .)


Editorial Notes

Amendments

2023-Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 118–25, §2(c)(1), substituted "shall-" for "shall, during the effective period of the electronic stamp-" in introductory provisions.

Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 118–25, §2(c)(2), substituted "through the first June 30 that occurs after the date of issuance of the electronic stamp by the State" for "for a period agreed to by the State and the Secretary, which shall not exceed 45 days".