Kentucky Constitution
Section 255a

Personal right to hunt, fish, and harvest wildlife - Limitations.

The citizens of Kentucky have the personal right to hunt, fish, and harvest wildlife, using traditional methods, subject only to statutes enacted by the Legislature, and to administrative regulations adopted by the designated state agency to promote wildlife conservation and management and to preserve the future of hunting and fishing. Public hunting and fishing shall be a preferred means of managing and controlling wildlife. This section shall not be construed to modify any provision of law relating to trespass, property rights, or the regulation of commercial activities.

Text as Ratified on: November 6, 2012.
History: Creation proposed by 2011 Ky. Acts ch. 4, sec. 1.

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