Hunting, Fishing, and Trapping

Section 214:20-o

    214:20-o Administrative Review. – Upon revoking or denying a hunting license of any person pursuant to RSA 214:20-b and 214:20-e the executive director shall immediately notify the person in writing of such revocation or denial. If, within 30 days of such notification, the person so notified requests a hearing on the revocation or denial, the department shall, within 10 days of the receipt of the request, afford such person an opportunity for a hearing before the executive director or designee. The scope of such a hearing shall cover the issues of whether a law enforcement officer had reasonable grounds to believe the person had been target practicing, hunting, taking, or attempting to take wildlife while under the influence of alcohol or controlled drugs or a combination of alcohol and controlled drugs; whether the person was placed under arrest; whether the person refused to submit to a physical or chemical test upon the request of the officer; whether the person was informed that the privilege to hunt would be revoked or denied if such person refused to submit to a test; and whether the person was informed of such person's right to have a chemical test or tests made by a person of such person's own choosing. The executive director shall order that the revocation or determination that there should be a denial of issuance be rescinded or sustained. A copy of such order shall be sent to the person affected thereby.

Source. 1996, 87:3, eff. Jan. 1, 1997.