(1) Bonus points
are non-refundable and non-transferable between applicants or
(2) If an applicant for a
permit or license drawing who has elected to participate in the bonus points
program by paying the fee established in
is unsuccessful in the drawing, they shall be awarded the species-specific
bonus point they purchased.
applicant's bonus points accumulate until the applicant is successful in
drawing a permit or license for a species in their first choice district,
including landowner preference applications.
(4) If an applicant is successful in drawing
a permit or license for a species , the applicant's bonus points are reduced to
zero for that species only.
the following special circumstances occur, an applicant who is successful in
drawing a permit or license may retain their accumulated bonus points if the
is a member of the armed
forces and is either deployed outside the continental United States in support
of a contingency operation as provided in
deployed in response to a state or national emergency; or
(b) is affected by a catastrophic or major
natural disaster or man-made event that requires the applicant's assistance as
a member of a local, state, or federal management agency.
(6) A qualifying applicant under (5) must
return the unused permit or license prior to the first day of the season
applicable to the permit or license.
(7) The director or designee may authorize
exceptions for extenuating circumstances .
(8) Applicants who lose hunting and fishing
privileges through court action will lose accumulated bonus points for all