Tracking the Capitols is a source of legislation currently being tracked by the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation state policy team to keep you informed of the most pertinent and timely state legislation affecting hunting, angling, recreational shooting and trapping and other conservation issues. Inclusion in Tracking the Capitols does not necessarily constitute support or opposition to legislation by CSF and/or the CSF States Program. The bills noted in this email represent only a fraction of the legislation that CSF's States Program is monitoring on a day-to-day basis.

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Note: Bill sponsors who are members of the National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses are noted in bold.
Updates for the week of 
January 2, 2017

NORTHEASTNORTHEASTERN STATES

Prefiled:  12/19/2016
Sponsor:  Agency and Department
Issue Brief:  Licenses (General)
Summary:  Clarifies Maine's fish and wildlife licensing and registration laws.
Status:  Filed on December 19

Prefiled:  12/19/2016
Sponsor:  Agency and Department
Issue Brief:  Seniors, Veterans, and Active Duty Military, Hunting and Angling Privileges
Summary:  Offers hunters over 65 years of age who have accumulated at least 30 points a guaranteed moose permit.
Status:  Filed on December 19

Introduced: 1/04/2017
Sponsor: Representative Mark Proulx, Member, New Hampshire Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief:  General
Summary:  Allows a person to carry a loaded rifle, shotgun, or crossbow in a motor vehicle, OHRV, snowmobile, aircraft, or boat.
Status:  To House Committee on Fish and Game and Marine Resources on January 4

Introduced: 1/04/2017
Sponsor:  Representative John A. Mullen
Issue Brief:  Terminally Ill Youth Hunting Opportunities
Summary:  Allows permits issued to Hunt Of A Lifetime to provide hunting adventures to New Hampshire residents 21 years of age or under with life-threatening, critical, or terminal illnesses to be used by nonresident applicants.
Status:  To House Committee on Fish and Game and Marine Resources on January 4

Introduced: 1/04/2017
Sponsor: Representative Gene G. Chandler, Co-Chair, New Hampshire Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief:  American System of Conservation Funding
Summary:  Provides for a portion of funds in the wildlife habitat account to be used for fish and game department boundary work, and prohibits wildlife habitat account and fisheries habitat account funds from being expended for equipment; the bill also corrects references to legislative committees.
Status:  To House Committee on Fish and Game and Marine Resources on January 4
 
Introduced: 1/04/2017
Sponsor:  Representative Steven Smith
Issue Brief:  Off Highway Vehicles
Summary:  Relates to temporary OHRV registrations for nonresidents.
Status:  To House Committee on Resources, Recreation and Development on January 4
 
Introduced: 1/04/2017
Sponsor:  Representative David Bates
Issue Brief:  College Student Hunting/Angling Licenses
Summary:  Repeals the law allowing nonresident full-time students to purchase a fish and game hunting or fishing license at the resident cost
Status:  To House Committee on Fish and Game and Marine Resources on January 4

Introduced: 1/04/2017 
Sponsor:  Senator Jeb E. Bradley
Issue Brief:  Guns (General)
Summary:  Repeals the licensing requirement for carrying a concealed pistol or revolver.
Status:  To Senate Committee on Judiciary on January 4

Introduced:  01/19/2016
Sponsor:  Assembly Member Dan Quart
Issue Brief:  Knife Ban Repeal
Summary:  Amends the Penal Law; relates to the definitions of a switchblade knife and a gravity knife; excludes knives which have a spring, detent, or other mechanism designed to create a bias toward closure and that requires exertion applied to the blade by hand, wrist, or arm to overcome the bias toward closure and open the knife.
Status:  Vetoed by Governor on December 31

Introduced: 1/04/2017 
Sponsor:  Senator Brad M. Hoylman
Issue Brief:  Ammunition Restrictions (non-lead)
Summary:  Relates to possession and sale of armor piercing ammunition.
Status:  To Senate Committee on Codes on January 4

Introduced: 1/04/2017 
Sponsor: Senator Kathleen A. Marchione, Member, New York Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief:  Dedicated Sales Tax on Outdoor Gear
Summary:  Allows a tax credit for certain individuals obtaining hunting, fishing and trapping licenses.
Status:  To Senate Committee on Investigations and Government Operations on January 4

Introduced: 1/04/2017 
Sponsor: Senator Kathleen A. Marchione, Member, New York Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief:  Dedicated Sales Tax on Outdoor Gear
Summary:  Relates to providing a tax credit for the purchase of gun safety equipment
Status:  To Senate Committee on Investigation and Government Operations on January 4

Introduced: 1/04/2017  
Sponsor: Senator Kathleen A. Marchione, Member, New York Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief:  Standard Capacity Magazines; Modern Sporting Rifle
Summary:  Relates to the definition of an assault weapon.
Status:  To Senate Committee on Codes on January 4

Introduced: 1/04/2017 
Sponsor: Senator Kathleen A. Marchione, Member, New York Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief:  Ammunition Restrictions (non-lead)
Summary:  Relates to the sale of ammunition to minors.
Status:  To Senate Committee on Codes on January 4

Introduced: 1/04/2017 
Sponsor: Senator Kathleen A. Marchione, Member, New York Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief:  Modern Sporting Rifle
Summary:  Relates to the definition of an assault weapon.
Status:  To Senate Committee on Codes on January 4


SOUTHEASTSOUTHEASTERN STATES


Prefiled:  12/21/2016
Sponsor:  Senator Priscilla Dunn
Issue Brief:  Animal Rights Groups; Substandard Kennels
Summary:  Relates to dog or cat breeders; establishes the Alabama Dog and Cat Breeders Commission; gives the commission the authority to license dog and cat breeders; provides exemptions of certain animals and breeders; authorizes the commission, by rule, to set certain standards for breeding and the minimum standard of care for certain animals, perform inspections and investigations, set licensing requirements and fees, require certain notifications, and perform criminal background checks.
Status:  Prefiled on December 21

Prefiled: 01/03/2017 
Sponsor: Senator Frank Artiles, Chair, Florida Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief:  Contraception Preemption; Invasive Species 
Summary:  Relates to nonnative animals.
Status:  Prefiled on January 3

Prefiled:  10/28/2016
Sponsor: Representative Addia Kathryn Wuchner, Member, Kentucky Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief:  Licenses (General)
Summary:  Removes the sport fishing license exemption for resident farmland owners and create a new sport fishing license exemption for private landowners and their spouses, dependents, tenants, and invited guests when fishing on their property from ponds or lakes that do not allow fish entry from or exit to public waters.
Status:  Assigned House Bill No. 65

Introduced:  01/03/2017
Sponsor:  Representative Ashley Henley
Issue Brief:  Hunter Education
Summary:  Provides an exemption to any resident who is an active duty, retired or honorably discharged member of the armed forces, including the reserves and National Guard, from the hunter education course requirements as a condition of receiving any license for which such course is required; provides that the exempted resident shall have in his possession and on his person any proof as may be required by the commission.
Status:  To House Committee on Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks on January 3
 
Introduced:  01/03/2017
Sponsor:  Representative Randy Boyd
Issue Brief: Hunting with Dogs
Summary:  Authorizes the state Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks to designate certain sections within selected wildlife management areas as zones for hunting deer with dogs during any regulated deer season; authorizes the commission to designate certain sections within selected wildlife management areas as zones for hunting wild hogs with dogs; requires hunters when hunting wild hogs during any season established by the commission for hunting deer on wildlife management areas, to meet certain requirements.
Status:  To House Committee on Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks on January 3
 
Introduced:  01/03/2017
Sponsor:  Representative Brad Touchstone
Issue Brief:  Hunting, Angling & Nature Appreciation in Schools; Hunter Education
Summary:  Includes hunter safety education as part of the public school curriculum; limits the course attendance to students in the sixth through twelfth grades; requires the course to be taught by a person certified by the state Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks; provides that the determination of whether to offer hunter safety education in a school shall be in the discretion of the school district superintendents.
Status:  Additionally referred to House Committee on Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks on January 3

Prefiled: 12/15/2016 
Sponsor:  Representative Jeff Johnson
Issue Brief:  Substandard Kennels 
Summary:  Relates to Chapter 3, Title 47; establishes standards for commercial dog breeders; defines necessary terms to require a commercial dog breeder to be licensed; establishes that a commercial dog breeder only may breed a female dog after an annual certification examination; grants authority to an investigator to investigate potential violations of this article; provides penalties and exceptions.
Status:  To House Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Environmental Affairs on December 15

Prefiled: 12/15/2016  
Sponsor:  Representative Mike Sottile
Issue Brief:  Substandard Kennels 
Summary:  Provides for the regulation of commercial kennel operators and certified animal caretakers; provides the purpose of the act; provides necessary definitions; creates the commercial kennel and certified animal caretakers examiners board; provides for its members, terms, powers, and duties; provides for registration, examination, and certification of certified animal caretakers; provides for suspension or revocation of certificates of certified animal caretakers.
Status:  To House Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Environmental Affairs on December 15

Prefiled: 12/15/2016  
Sponsor:  Representative Robert L. Ridgeway
Issue Brief:  Hunting with Dogs
Summary:  Defines the term hunting deer with a dog; provides that a person hunting deer with a dog must cause the dog to be identified with a collar; provides the procedure whereby a lost dog is returned to its owner; provides that the owner of a dog that trespasses on another person's property is liable for civil damages; provides that it is unlawful to steal, harm, or kill a dog in pursuit of a deer that has identifiable owner information or remove or destroy any means of identifying or tracking the dog.
Status:  To House Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Environmental Affairs on December 15

Prefiled: 12/15/2016  
Sponsor:  Representative Wendell Gilliard
Issue Brief:  Ammunition Restrictions (non-lead)
Summary:  Provides that it is unlawful for a person to use, transport, manufacture, possess, distribute, sell, or buy green tip ammunition; provides a penalty.
Status:  To House Committee on Judiciary on December 15

Prefiled: 12/15/2016  
Sponsor:  Representative Wendell Gilliard
Issue Brief:  Guns (General); Modern Sporting Rifle
Summary:  Relates to penalties for violations of certain offenses involving weapons; includes assault weapons in the purview of the statute and increase the penalties for a violation and create a two-tiered penalty scheme; relates to definitions for purposes of the article; defines the term assault weapon; relates to the unlawful transportation; storing, keeping, or possessing; relates to sale, rental, or giving away of machine guns, military firearms, sawed-off shotguns or rifles, respectively; includes assault.
Status:  To House Committee on Judiciary on December 15

Prefiled:  12/13/2016
Sponsor:  Delegate Bobby Orrock
Issue Brief:  Conservation Tax Incentives
Summary:  Relates to real property tax; relates to special assessment for land preservation; prohibits any locality from requiring any taxpayer who is the lessor of real property to produce the lease for the purpose of determining whether the property is eligible for special assessment for land preservation.
Status:  To House Committee on Finance on December 13

Prefiled:  12/13/2016
Sponsor:  Delegate Bobby Orrock
Issue Brief: Wolf in Sheeps Clothing/ Animal Rights Groups; Substandard Kennels
Summary:  Relates to cats and dogs; relates to lifetime licenses; authorizes the governing body of a county or city to provide for a lifetime dog or cat license; removes the minimum annual tax for a dog or cat, sets the maximum tax for a lifetime license at $50, and limits the fee for a duplicate dog or cat tag to $1.
Status:  To House Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources on December 13

Prefiled:  01/02/2017
Sponsor:  Delegate Barry D Knight, Member, Virginia Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief: Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSA)
Summary:  Relates to purse net fishing; prohibits fishing for menhaden with purse nets in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries within one-half mile of mean low water and within three miles of the shoreline of Virginia Beach extending to the North Carolina border.
Status:  Prefiled on January 2

Prefiled:  12/02/2016
Sponsor:  Senator William Stanley
Issue Brief:  Substandard Kennels
Summary:  Relates to study; relates to Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to study spay-neuter programs in the Commonwealth; relates to report; requests the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to study the availability and effectiveness of spay-neuter programs in Commonwealth.
Status:  To Senate Committee on Rules on December 2

Prefiled:  12/26/2016
Sponsor:  Senator Scott A. Surovell
Issue Brief:  Exotic Invasive Species
Summary:  Relates to introduction of snakehead fish; relates to penalty; prohibits the introduction of snakehead fish from any location into state Waters; provides that current law only prohibits the introduction of snakehead fish from outside the Commonwealth.
Status:  To Senate Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources on December 26

Prefiled:  01/03/2017
Sponsor: Senator Emmett W. Hanger, Member, Virginia Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief:  Conservation Tax Incentives
Summary: Relates to land preservation tax credit; relates to per taxpayer limitation; extends to taxable year the specified limit on the amount that a taxpayer may claim per year under the land preservation tax credit; the bill retains the specified limit for each subsequent taxable year. 
Status:  To Senate Committee on Finance on January 3

Introduced:  01/03/2017
Sponsor:  Senator A. Benton Chafin
Issue Brief:  Licenses (General)
Summary:  Relates to hunting license; relates to bear, deer, or turkey; relates to electronic carry; removes the requirement that a license to hunt bear, deer, or turkey be carried in paper form, allowing it to be carried by electronic or computerized means.
Status:  To Senate Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources on January 3


MIDWESTMIDWESTERN STATES


Introduced:  10/17/2016
Sponsor:  Representative Sonya M. Harper
Issue Brief:  Ammunition Restrictions (non-lead); Bullet Serialization
Summary:  Provides that all handgun ammunition shall be serialized; relates to offenses for handgun ammunition that is not serialized; provides that the Department of State Police shall maintain a centralized registry of handgun ammunition transactions; provides that information in the registry shall be provided to certain individuals; provides that the Department of State Police shall adopt rules relating to the assessment and collection of end-user fees to pay for these provisions.
Status:  Re-referred to Rules Committee on January 3

Introduced:  01/28/2015
Sponsor: Senator Gary Forby, Member, Illinois Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief:  Firearm Suppressors
Summary:  Removes the prohibition on the use of a silencer or other device to muffle or mute the sound of the explosion from the firing of any gun; provides that a person commits the offense or unlawful use of weapons, possess any device or attachment of any kind for use in silencing any firearm, or unlawful sale or delivery of firearms when the person knowingly transfers or gives a suppressor or silencer to a person not authorized to possess the suppressor or silencer; provides that a violation is a Class 3 felony.
Status:  Senate Committee Amendment No. 2 re-referred to Assignments Committee on January 1

Introduced:  03/17/2016
Sponsor: Representative Lisa Lyons, Member, Michigan Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief:  General
Summary:  Requires an individual to wear colors authorized by the commission when taking game during the established daylight shooting hours; includes hunter pink in the additional garment colors that may be worn while hunting.
Status:  Signed by Governor on December 21
 
Introduced:  05/26/2016
Sponsor: Representative Jon Bumstead, Member, Michigan Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief:  Licenses (General)
Summary:  Provides for the issuance of hunting permits to individuals who are physically disabled; provides for the issuance of permits to rehabilitate animals, and to prevent or control damage to crops or feed, disease, or nuisance.
Status:  Signed by Governor on December 21

Introduced:  09/08/2016
Sponsor: Senator Arian B. Meekhof, Member, Michigan Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief:  Licenses (General)
Summary:  Allows a hunter to display a license with an electronic device.
Status:  Signed by Governor on January 4
 
Introduced:  09/08/2016
Sponsor: Senator Dale W. Zorn, Member, Michigan Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief:  Licenses (General)
Summary:  Allows an individual to display an electronic copy of his or her Michigan waterfowl hunting license using an electronic device.
Status:  Signed by Governor on January 4
 
Introduced:  09/08/2016
Sponsor: Senator Wayne Schmidt, Member, Michigan Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief:  Licenses (General)
Summary:  Provides for the development of electronic fishing licenses which allow an individual to display such licenses using an electronic device.
Status:  Signed by Governor on January 4

Introduced: 01/04/2017
Sponsor:  Representative Donna Lichtenegger, Member, Missouri Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief:  General
Summary:  Imposes civil penalties for poaching certain animals.
Status:  Introduced on January 4

Introduced: 01/04/2017
Sponsor:  Representative Bill Reiboldt
Issue Brief: Feral Hogs, Exotic Invasive Species
Summary:  Changes the laws regarding feral swine.
Status:  Introduced on January 4

Introduced: 01/04/2017
Sponsor: Representative Jered Taylor, Member, Missouri Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief:  General
Summary:  Imposes civil penalties for poaching certain animals.
Status:  Introduced on January 4

Prefiled: 01/04/2017
Sponsor: Representative Jay D. Houghton, Member, Missouri Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief: S eniors, Veterans, and Active Duty Military, Hunting and Angling Privileges
Summary:  Allows all honorably discharged veterans to fish and hunt without a permit, with certain exceptions.
Status:  Introduced on January 4

Prefiled: 01/04/2017
Sponsor: Representative Jay D. Houghton, Member, Missouri Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief: Captive Cervids
Summary:  Modifies provisions relating to captive cervids.
Status:  Introduced on January 4

Prefiled: 01/04/2017
Sponsor: Representative Sonya Anderson, Member, Missouri Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief:  General
Summary:  Imposes civil penalties for poaching certain animals.
Status:  Introduced on January 4

Introduced:  01/04/2017
Sponsor: Representative Sonya Anderson, Member, Missouri Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief: Feral Hogs, Exotic Invasive Species
Summary:  Changes the laws regarding feral hogs.
Status:  Introduced on January 4

Introduced:  01/04/2017
Sponsor:  Representative Wanda Brown
Issue Brief:  Knife Ban Repeal
Summary:  Changes the definition of "knife" for purposes of Chapter 571, weapons offenses.
Status:  Introduced on January 4

Introduced:  01/04/2017
Sponsor:  Representative Sonya Anderson, Member, Missouri Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief: Substandard Kennels 
Summary:  Changes the laws regarding the confiscation of animals.
Status:  Introduced on January 4

Introduced:  01/04/2017
Sponsor:  Representative Joe Don McGaugh, Member, Missouri Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief:  Right to Hunt, Fish, and Harvest Wildlife
Summary:  Proposes a constitutional amendment to assert the right of Missourians to hunt and fish.
Status:  Introduced on January 4

Introduced:  01/04/2017
Sponsor:  Representative Mike Moon, Member, Missouri Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief:  Conservation Tax Incentives; Conservation Sales Tax
Summary:  Proposes a constitutional amendment to require that the conservation sales tax be renewed by voters every six years.
Status:  Introduced on January 4

Introduced:  01/04/2017
Sponsor:  Senator Brian Munzlinger, Member, Missouri Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief: Captive Cervids
Summary:  Modifies provisions relating to captive cervids.
Status:  Introduced on January 4
 
Introduced:  01/03/2017
Sponsor:  Office of Legislative Management
Issue Brief:  Licenses (General)
Summary:  Allows the Director of the Game and Fish Department to receive and consider applications for a limited number of special allocation hunting licenses in addition to a number of statutorily authorized special allocation licenses.
Status:  To House Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on January 3
 
Introduced: 01/03/2017
Sponsor:  Senator Ronald Sorvaag
Issue Brief:  Crossbows
Summary:  Relates to the use of crossbows during bow hunting seasons by individuals who are at least sixty-five years of age.
Status:  To Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on January 3
 
Prefiled:  12/19/2016
Sponsor:  Representative Larry Phillips
Issue Brief:  Conservation Tax Incentives
Summary:  Relates to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land on the basis of its use for wildlife management.
Status:  Prefiled on December 19


WESTWESTERN STATES  


Prefiled: 11/07/2016
Sponsor:  Office of Senator Jedediah Hinkle
Issue Brief:  Off Highway Vehicles
Summary:  Clarifies what constitutes as shooting from a vehicle for hunting purposes; relates to fish and wildlife.
Status:  Draft ready for delivery on December 30

Prefiled: 12/11/2016
Sponsor:  Office of Senator Jeffrey W Welborn
Issue Brief:  Game Meat Donation Programs
Summary:  Revises hunter against hunger program laws; relates to fish and wildlife.
Status:  Draft to requester for review on January 2

Prefiled:  12/15/2016
Sponsor:  Representative Patricia Rae Peppers
Issue Brief:  Public Access to Private Lands; Seniors, Veterans, and Active Duty Military, Hunting and Angling Privileges
Summary:  Provides veteran preference for block management units on Veteran's day; relates to fish and wildlife; relates to military affairs.
Status:  Draft request received on December 15

Prefiled:  12/30/2016
Sponsor:  Representative Becky Beard
Issue Brief:  General
Summary:  Creates voluntary hunting license check-off for predator control; relates to fish and wildlife.
Status:  Draft request received on December 30

Prefiled:  12/30/2016
Sponsor:  Office of Senator Jennifer Fielder
Issue Brief:  Right to Hunt, Fish, and Harvest Wildlife
Summary:  Concerns the constitutional referendum establishing right to hunt, fish, and trap wildlife; relates to constitutional amendment proposals; relates to fish and wildlife.
Status:  Draft Request received on December 30

Introduced:  01/02/2017
Sponsor:  Representative Zach Brown
Issue Brief:  Public Access to Private Lands
Summary:  Revises free elk license and permit for landowner providing free public elk hunting; relates to fish and wildlife; relates to property.
Status:  To House Committee on Fish, Wildlife and Parks on January 2

Introduced:  01/02/2017
Sponsor:  Representative Denley Loge
Issue Brief:  Public Access to Private Lands
Summary:  Increases block management landowner payment cap; relates to fish and wildlife; relates to property.
Status:  To House Committee on Fish, Wildlife, and Parks on January 2
 
Introduced:  01/02/2017
Sponsor:  Senator Duane Ankney
Issue Brief:  Licenses (General)
Summary:  Revises license laws for hunting and fishing by nonresident relatives of residents; relates to fish and wildlife; relates to state revenue.
Status:  To Senate Committee on Fish and Game on January 2

Introduced:  01/02/2017
Sponsor:  Senator Jennifer Pomnichowski
Issue Brief:  Licenses (General)
Summary:  Allows electronic validation of electronic hunting licenses or tags for game animals and wild turkeys; provides rulemaking authority.
Status:  To Senate Committee on Fish and Game on January 2
 
Prefiled: 12/21/2016 
Sponsor:  Represenative Mike McKell
Issue Brief:  Licenses (General); Hunter Education
Summary:  Modifies the procedure for the acquisition or possession of a hunting license or permit or a furbearer license.
Status:  Prefiled on December 21
 
Prefiled: 12/21/2016 
Sponsor:  Senator Allen M. Christensen
Issue Brief:  Apprentice Hunting License; Hunter Recruitment, Retention, Reactivation
Summary:  Modifies the requirements for a resident minor to use the hunting permit of another person.
Status:  Prefiled on December 21
 
Prefiled:  01/03/2017
Sponsor:  Senate Select Committee on Federal Natural Resource Management
Issue Brief:  No-Net-Loss
Summary:  Proposes to amend the Constitution to provide for the management of and public access to lands granted by the federal government to the state after a specified date.
Status:  Prefiled on January 3
 
Prefiled:  01/04/2017
Sponsor:  Senator Jim Anderson
Issue Brief:  Licenses (General)
Summary:  Relates to game and fish; provides that the commission may issue licenses for one additional special antelope hunt per year; provides for an effective date.
Status:  Prefiled on January 4




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