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  • Acts
  • 2002
  • Chapter 23 AN ACT DESIGNATING NATURAL HERITAGE FUNCTIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FISHERIES, WILDLIFE AND ENVIRONMENTAL LAW ENFORCEMENT.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:


SECTION 1. Section 7F of chapter 21 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2000 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 6 and 8, the word "non-game" and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- natural heritage.

SECTION 2. Section 8 of chapter 21A of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 80 and 84, the word "nongame" and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- natural heritage and endangered species.

SECTION 3. Section 17D of chapter 66 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting after the word "heritage", in line 3, the following words:- and endangered species.

SECTION 4. Section 2 of chapter 131 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 9, the word "nongame" and inserting in place thereof the following words:- natural heritage and endangered species.

SECTION 5. Said section 2 of said chapter 131, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by striking out, in line 16, the word "game" and inserting in place thereof the following word:- wildlife.

SECTION 6. Section 5B of said chapter 131, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 1, the words "nongame wildlife" and inserting in place thereof the following words:- natural heritage and endangered species.

SECTION 7. Said section 5B of said chapter 131, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by striking out, in line 4, the word "nongame".

SECTION 8. Said section 5B of said chapter 131, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by striking out, in line 9, the word "nongame" and inserting in place thereof the following words:- natural heritage and endangered species.

SECTION 9. Section 10B of said chapter 131, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 4, the word "nongame" and inserting in place thereof the following words:- natural heritage and endangered species.

SECTION 10. Section 23 of said chapter 131, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 30 and 31, the words "section twenty-six A" and inserting in place thereof the following words:- section 4 of chapter 131A.

SECTION 11. Section 90 of said chapter 131, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 119, the word "(CMR8.01)" and inserting in place thereof the following words:- established pursuant to section 4 of chapter 131A.

SECTION 12. Section 4 of said chapter 131A, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 2 and 8, in each instance, the word "nongame" and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- natural heritage and endangered species.

Approved February 8, 2002.