3436 AtIU, p. 3406. PROCLAMATIONS, 1935. is amended by inserting in the third line of the first paragraph thereof, between the word "hereof" and the semicolon, a comma and the words Automatic shotguns. "but they shall not be taken with or by means of any automati<,- loading or hand-operated repeating shotgun capable of holding morf' than three shells the magazine of which has not been cut off, or plugged with a 1-piece metal or wooden filler incapable of removal through the loading end thereof, so as to reduce the capacity of said gun to not more than three shells at one loading" so that the paragraph as amended will read as follows. "The migratory game birds specified in regulation 4 hereof may be taken during the open season with a gun only, not larger than no. 10 gage, fired from the shoulder, except as specifically permitted by regulations 7, 8, 9, and 10 hereof, but they shall not be taken with or by means of any automatic-loading or hand-operated repeating shot- gun capable of holding more than three shells the magazine of which has not been cut off, or plugged with a I-piece metal or wooden filler incapable of removal through the loading end thereof, so as to reduce the capacity of said gun to not more than three shells at one loading; they may be taken during the open season from the land and water, with the aid of a dO$, the use of decoY,'s, and from a blind or floating device, except that m the taking of wild ducks not more than 25 live duck decoys may be shot over, and in the takin~ of wild geese in California the use of live goose decoys is not permItted; but nothing herein shall be deemed to permit the use of an automobile, airplane, power boat, sailboat, any boat under sail, any floating device towed by power boat or sailboat, or any sinkbox (battery), except that smkboxes (batteries) may be used in the taking of migratory water- fowl in coastal sounds and bays (including Back Bay, Princess Anne County, State of Virginia) and other coastal waters; and nothing herein shall be deemed to permit the use of an airplane, or a power boat, sailboat, or other floating device for the purpose of concentrat- ing, driving, rallying, or stirring up migratory waterfowl; and mourn- ing doves shall not be shot or otherwise taken by means of bait." AND WHEREAS upon eonsideration it appears that approval of the foregoing amendatory regulation will effectuate the purposes of the aforesaid Migratory Bird Treaty Act and result in reducing the annual kill of migratory game birds: Approval of regula- NOW, THEREFORE, I, FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, Presi- tlon. dent of the United States of America, do hereby approve and proclaim the foregoing amendatory regulation. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed. DONE at the City of Washington this 2d day of February, in the yeur of our Lord nineteen hundred and thirty-five, and of [SEAL] the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and fifty-ninth. By the President: CORDELL IIULI, Secretary oj State. FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT [No. 2116]
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