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September 4, 2014


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There are no updates on Capitol Hill at this time, as August recess concludes.




Michigan Legislature Protects Future of Professional Fish and Wildlife Management

On August 27, the Michigan House of Representatives affirmed its commitment to professional fish and wildlife management by approving the Scientific Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act (SFWCA) with a vote of 65-43. This action was preceded by Senate approval on August 13, meaning the SFWCA will now become law...

Ammo Registration Bill Dies in California Assembly
On Friday, August 29, in a win for sportsmen and women, the California Assembly failed to pass SB 53, legislation that would have required retailers to collect customers' personal information and submit it to the California Department of Justice after each ammunition transaction occurring in the state...

National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses Represented at Annual Legislative Summit

The Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) recently hosted a booth at the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) 2014 Legislative Summit in Minneapolis, MN. NCSL is a bipartisan group of state legislators from around the country that works to assist state legislatures in developing and sharing policies and information in order to promote legislative efficiency and effectiveness...


Red Snapper Fishery - A Legislator's Case for State Management

Following is an editorial written by Representative Herb Frierson, Member of the Mississippi Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus:


As an avid Mississippi Gulf Coast recreational angler, I'm dismayed that we've allowed red snapper management in the Gulf of Mexico to become so convoluted and polarized... 




Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation 25th Annual Live Auction Guide Released

In conjunction with the 25th Annual Banquet & Auction, the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) is releasing the live auction guide to give attendees the opportunity to check out the items before the evening of September 10, and to allow for ghost bids...  

American Legacy Firearms Presents CSF 25th Anniversary Shotgun
The Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) partnered with American Legacy Firearms to create a special-edition firearm to celebrate CSF's 25th Anniversary.  This unique Ithaca Featherlight 20-gauge is engraved with images of hunting and angling and features 24kt gold plating..


Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation 25th Annual Banquet & Auction
The Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation's (CSF) 25th Annual Banquet & Auction will be held Wednesday, September 10, 2014. The yearly Banquet & Auction provides an opportunity for the sportsmen's community, supporters and friends of CSF to recognize the tremendous work of the bipartisan Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus... 

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