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On Capitol Hill
House Passes Farm Bill, Senate to Consider Soon
On June 21, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, better known as the  Farm Bill This legislation was introduced by Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus (CSC) Member and House Agriculture... Read More > >

Reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Act Moves to House Floor
On June 26, the Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act (H.R. 200) is expected to be debated on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. 

Updates from the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council
Last week, the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council approved Amendment 31 to the Coastal Migratory Pelagic Fishery Management Plan.  Read More > >

In the States
Delaware: Handgun Hunting Legislation Passes House
By Brett Stayton, Mid-Atlantic States Coordinator
On June 19, Delaware HB 156 passed out of the House of Representatives with bipartisan support from Delaware Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus members... Read More > >
 
Delaware: Sunday Hunting Legislation Passes House Committee
By Brett Stayton, Mid-Atlantic States Coordinator
On June 20, Senate Bill 198, championed by the Delaware Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus, passed through the House Committee on Agriculture with a unanimous vote of 7-0. Read More > >

North Carolina: Right to Hunt and Fish Constitutional Amendment Legislation Advances
By John Culclasure, Central Appalachian States Manager
On June 20, legislation to constitutionally protect the right to hunt, fish, and harvest wildlife in North Carolina passed the Senate with strong bipartisan support (44-4). Read More > >

Pennsylvania: Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus hosts Annual Cigar Reception
By Brett Stayton, Mid-Atlantic States Coordinator
On June 19, the Pennsylvania Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus hosted their Annual Cigar Reception at Sawyer's on Second Street in downtown Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Read More > >

Virginia: Proposed Ordinance to Increase Discharge Distance Tabled
By John Culclasure, Central Appalachian States Manger
On June 21, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors declined to move forward with an amendment to the county ordinance code that would have increased the minimum firearm discharge distance from an occupied structure from 100... Read More > >

CSF Attends Annual Professional Outdoor Media Association Conference
By Joel Hodgdon, Central Midwestern States Coordinator
From June 12-15, Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) Central Midwestern States Coordinator Joel Hodgdon and Policy and Communications Manager... Read More > >

CSF to Host Inaugural Conservation Classic at Colorado's Sanctuary Golf Course
The Congessional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) will host the inaugural Conservation Classic golf tournament at the Sanctuary golf course in Sedalia, CO on July 9th.
Presented by Re/Max, this tournament will give supporters from across the sportsmen's community the opportunity to play on one of America's most exclusive and renowned courses. Attendees will also be treated to a private performance by acclaimed country musician and CSF Ambassador Lucas Hoge while enjoying a wild game dinner and tasting wine from Napa Valley's Double Eagle vineyards. Guests will also have an opportunity to bid on some amazing auction items ranging from a Montana fishing adventure with Huey Lewis to a South Dakota Pheasant hunt with famed actor Gerald McRaney and General Walt Boomer.

For more information on sponsorships or to RSVP, please contact CSF's Event Manager, Kelli Roessler, at kroessler@congressionalsportsmen.org or call (202) 543-6850 x32.

CSF Conservation Classic Auction Open for Bidding
Join the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) for the live auction event of the year. Whether you're at home working or hitting the links with us at the Sanctuary, this uniquely special live auction is open to all. With items ranging from a Montana fishing adventure with Huey Lewis, to a South Dakota Pheasant hunt with famed actor Gerald McRaney and General Walt Boomer, this is sure to be a live auction that you don't want to miss. In addition to a line-up of once-in-a-lifetime hunting, angling and shooting opportunities, all proceeds raised in the auction will go directly back to supporting CSF's mission to work with Congress, governors, and state legislatures to protect and advance hunting, angling, recreational shooting and trapping. To preview the auction items and begin bidding, click here.

For more information regarding the live auction, remote biding or to arrange a ghost bidder, please contact Dante Swallow at dswallow@congressionalsportsmen.org or (406)396-6557.
        
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