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Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Welcomes New USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue
The Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) welcomes former Georgia Governor, Sonny Perdue, as the new Secretary of Agriculture.  In a favorable vote of 87 to 11, Perdue will take over the Department of Agriculture and oversee the nation's food and farm programs, to include agriculture subsidies, public land and forests, and conservation efforts, among others. Read More >>
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California: CSF Comments on 365-Day Fishing License Bill
On April 24, the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) submitted comments in support of California Senate Bill 187. The bill, authored by California Outdoor Sporting Caucus Co-Chair Senator Tom Berryhill, would establish a 365-day fishing license in California. Annual fishing licenses in the state currently expire on January 1 each year, irrespective of the date of purchase.  Read More >>

Colorado: Caucus Hosts Sportsmen's Day at the Capitol
On April 20, the Colorado Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus hosted hunting and other conservation groups from across the Centennial State for Sportsmen's Day at the Capitol in Denver. Participating organizations had the opportunity to set up tables and displays on the first floor of the Capitol, providing them with the chance to interact with legislators, visitors and staff throughout the day. The Sportsmen's Caucus also hosted a hot dog picnic and wild game feed featuring elk cheddar dogs, elk burgers and venison.   Read More >>

Mid-Atlantic Region: Suppressor, Airbow, and Airgun Demonstration
On April 21, Members of the Delaware Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus, Department of Natural Resources officials, conservation partners, and members of the law enforcement community participated in a Mid-Atlantic Shoot and Policy Forum in Henderson, Maryland. 

Montana: Adult Apprentice Hunting Bill Passes House, Awaits Governor Signature 
On April 22, the Montana House of Representatives voted to pass Senate Bill 218 by a vote of 90-10. The bill - sponsored by Montana Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Co-Chair Senator Mark Blasdel - would allow first-time adult hunters to participate in the state's apprentice hunting program. SB 218 now only awaits the signature of Governors Sportsmen's Caucus Co-Chair Steve Bullock to become law. The Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation and Sportsmen's Alliance submitted a support letter on SB 218, respectfully urging Governor Bullock to sign this legislation into law.

North Carolina: Sunday Hunting Legislation Advances
On April 25, House Bill 559, titled "Outdoor Heritage Enhanced," passed the House of Representatives on a 102-17 vote. Sponsored by North Carolina Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus (Caucus) Co-Chair Representative John Bell and Caucus member Representative Chris Millis, HB 559 would expand Sunday hunting to public lands and public waters, subject to rules established by the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission (NCWRC). The legislation would also potentially allow for Sunday migratory bird hunting, both waterfowl and webless species, following a study conducted by the NCWRC.   Read More >>

North Dakota: Caucus Leadership Advances Pro-Sportsmen Legislation In 2017
The 2017 North Dakota legislative session is coming to a close, but not before two important pro-sportsmen's bills were recently signed into law. House Bill 1204 - Introduced and supported by members of the North Dakota Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus, including Co-Chairs Representative Todd Porter and Senator Erin Oban, this bill lowers the age requirement to obtain an apprentice hunting license from 16-years of age to 12-years of age. Additionally, it will allow those whose 11th birthday occurs in the same year as a youth deer hunting season to participate in that year's youth deer season.  Read More >>

Oregon: Poaching Violations Reporting Bill Passes House 
On April 24, the Oregon House of Representatives voted unanimously to pass House Bill 3158A, which would require the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission to implement a program to encourage the reporting of wildlife law violations. The bill was subsequently referred to the desk of the Senate President and is currently awaiting its Senate committee assignment.   Read More >>

West Virginia: Sunday Hunting Legislation Signed into Law
On April 24, Governors Sportsmen's Caucus member Governor Jim Justice signed Senate Bill 345 into law.  Sponsored by West Virginia Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Co-Chair Senator Mark Maynard, SB 345 will legalize Sunday hunting statewide on private lands with written permission of the landowner. Prior to the passage of SB 345, Sunday hunting on private lands was regulated on a county-by-county basis with Sunday hunting permitted in only 33 of West Virginia's 55 counties.   Read More >>
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