HB 1097 - DIGEST

Authorizes the governing body of any tribal government of a tribe with federally recognized hunting rights within the state to request a consultation with the governor and the fish and wildlife commission regarding a specific fish and wildlife department policy, rule, or action that affects tribal hunting rights.

Requires the governor to convene a meeting within thirty days of receiving the request.

Requires the fish and wildlife commission to attend the meeting or delegate the responsibility to the director of the department of fish and wildlife, when agreed upon by the requesting tribe.