1541.19 Prohibition against use of firearms or fireworks in state parks - exception.

No person shall engage in the hunting of wildlife, either with a gun or with a bow and arrow, on lands or waters operated or administered by the division of parks and recreation, except on such lands or waters as are exempted by the chief of the division of parks and recreation, under specific orders adopted in conformity with sections 119.01 to 119.13 of the Revised Code. No person shall engage in the discharge of firearms except during open season for hunting of wildlife on lands or waters exempted as provided in this section, or except in such places where there is provided by the division, skeet, trap shooting, or other shooting ranges. No person shall engage in the discharge of fireworks on lands or waters operated or administered by the division, except a licensed exhibitor of fireworks who is acting in accordance with sections 3743.50 to 3743.55 of the Revised Code and who has obtained the written permission of the chief of the division of parks and recreation for a particular public fireworks exhibition.

Effective Date: 05-30-1986