xxDuckWildxx wrote:Not trying to start an argument, but I've never seen that your shot can't fall into a safety zone. This would be pretty hard to determine depending on wind speed and direction and angle of shot. The law I've read says that the game being shot at can't be within the safety zone even if you are positioned outside of the safety zone (unless you have prior permission)
xxDuckWildxx wrote:From the actual unabridged text of the PA WILDLIFE CODE, not the summary digest.
Sec. 2505. Safety zones.
(a) General rule.--Except as otherwise provided in this title or to any political subdivision, its employees or agents, which has a valid deer control permit issued under section 2902(c) (relating to special categories of permits), it is unlawful for any person, other than the lawful occupant, while hunting game or wildlife, taking furbearers of any kind, or pursuing any other privilege granted by this title, to hunt for, take, trap, pursue, disturb or otherwise chase any game or wildlife or to discharge, for any reason, any firearm, arrow or other deadly weapon within or through a safety zone, or to shoot at any game or wildlife while it is within the safety zone without the specific advance permission of the lawful occupant thereof.
(b) Penalty.--A violation of this section is a summary offense punishable by a fine of not less than $200 nor more $500. A second or subsequent offense within two calendar years is a summary offense punishable by a fine of not less than $500 nor more than $1,000.
(c) Definition.--As used in this section the term "safety zone" means:
(1) Except as otherwise provided in paragraph (2), the area within 150 yards around and that area which is below the highest point of any occupied dwelling house, residence, or other building or camp occupied by human beings, or any barn, stable, or other building used in connection therewith or any attached or detached playground of any school,
nursery school or day-care center.
xxDuckWildxx wrote:You forgot to highlight the next line, which proves my original point...."or to shoot at any game or wildlife while it is within the safety zone without the specific advance permission of the lawful occupant thereof."
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