SB 5320 - DIGEST

Requires the department of fish and wildlife to: (1) Adopt by rule a process and criteria to select persons who may act as agents of the state for the purpose of using one or more dogs to hunt or pursue black bear, cougar, or bobcat to protect livestock, domestic animals, private property, or the public safety;

(2) Establish by rule the requirements a person must comply with when applying for the program; and

(3) Administer a training program to enable people who have been selected by the department to provide dog training opportunities using nonlethal pursuit.