Proposed orange regs for 2019/20
Major simplification being proposed.
20. Protective material required.
(a) The following requirements apply:
(1) General rule. Except as otherwise provided in subsection (b), it is
unlawful to hunt or assist to hunt game or wildlife or move to or from a hunting location, from 1
hour before legal hunting hours to 1 hour after legal hunting hours outside of a motorized vehicle,
at any time without wearing a minimum of 250 square inches of daylight fluorescent orangecolored material on the head, chest and back combined so that it is visible in a 360° arc. This shall
include going to or from a hunting location before or after legal shooting hours. Except as provided
in subsection (b)(2) and (3), camouflage orange clothing is lawful provided it contains the
minimum amount of fluorescent orange-colored material.
(2) Additional requirements. It is unlawful to hunt during any firearms
season for deer, elk or bear from any blind meeting the requirements in section 2308(b)(3) of the
act (relating to unlawful devices and methods) without placing a minimum of 100 square inches
of daylight fluorescent orange-colored material within 15 feet from the blind so it is visible in a
(b) Permitted acts. It is lawful to:
(1) Hunt without wearing daylight fluorescent orange-colored material
for applicable wildlife during the following seasons:
(i) All crow seasons.
(ii) All dove seasons.
(iii) All waterfowl seasons.
(iv) All falconry small game seasons.
(v) All flintlock muzzleloading deer seasons.
(vi) All archery deer seasons
(vii) All archery bear seasons
(viii) All furbearer seasons, except coyote seasons.
(ix) All coyote seasons, except during the respective portion of
any coyote season that runs concurrent with the legal hunting hours of any special firearms or regular firearms seasons for deer, bear or elk within each wildlife
management unit, when the requirements of subsection (a) remain applicable.
(x) All spring turkey seasons.
(2) Hunt for woodchucks during any woodchuck season while wearing
a hat made of solid daylight fluorescent orange-colored material on the head only.
(3) Move about or relocate while wearing a hat containing a minimum
of 100 square inches of a solid daylight fluorescent orange-colored material on the head only and
be stationary without wearing the required orange-colored material during all fall turkey seasons
My rifle is a black rifle