Tracking The Capitols
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.

Please visit our website for day-to-day updates by CSF's State Program Team on important sportsmen's legislation. To view past bills, please visit the Tracking the Capitols Archive under the Media Room tab on the CSF website.

 

Note: Bill sponsors who are members of the National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses are noted in bold.
 
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March 16, 2015

NORTHEASTERN STATES


Introduced: 02/06/2015
Sponsor: Representative Russell Black, Member, Maine Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief: Hunting Dogs
SummaryAllows a person licensed to guide hunters to use one leashed dog outside of legal hunting hours to track and dispatch a bear wounded by the guide's client.
Status: Work Session held on March 17

Introduced: 02/11/2015
Sponsor: Representative Stephen Wood, Co-Chair, Maine Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief: Recruitment
SummaryRequires the Commissioner of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife to establish by rule a youth bear hunting day on the Saturday prior to the opening of bear hunting season.
Status: Work Session held on March 17

Introduced: 02/04/2015
Sponsor: Caroline County Delegation
Issue Brief: Sunday Hunting
SummaryAuthorizes the Department of Natural Resources to allow a person in Caroline County or Dorchester County to hunt any game bird or game mammal, except migratory game birds and wetland game birds, on a Sunday on specified land during the open season for that game bird or game mammal.
Status: Passed House. To Senate on March 18

Introduced: 03/11/2015
Sponsor: Representative James Miceli
Issue Brief: Guns
SummaryProhibits local ordinances or Laws regulating firearms and weapons.
Status: Filed as House Docket 1103 on March 11

Introduced: 01/08/2015
Sponsor: Senator David Watters, Member, New Hampshire Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief: Hunter Education
SummaryAllows the fish and game department to establish a registration fee paid by applicants to a hunter education program; this bill is a request of the fish and game department.
Status: Public hearing held on March 26

Introduced: 01/08/2015
Sponsor: Senator David Watters, Member, New Hampshire Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief: General License
Summary: Allows the fish and game department to offer discounted lifetime hunting and fishing licenses for residents who have not yet reached their first birthday; this bill is a request of the fish and game department.
Status: Public hearing held on March 26

Introduced: 01/07/2015
Sponsor: Assembly Member Aileen Gunther, Co-Chair, New York Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief: Appreciation in Schools
Summary: Creates a legislative task force on outdoor environmental education and recreation that will benefit residents of New York state by fostering stewardship and conservation of the environment, and an appreciation of the importance of the wise use of natural resources as well as acknowledgment of the health benefits of time spent in nature.
Status: To Assembly Committee on Ways and Means on March 17

Introduced: 02/16/2015
Sponsor: Assembly Member Michelle Schimel
Issue Brief: Microstamping
SummaryAmends the Penal Law; requires semiautomatic pistols manufactured or delivered to any licensed dealer in this state to be capable of microstamping ammunition; establishes fines for violations of this requirement and provides for an affirmative defense if the dealer had a certification from the manufacturer.
Status: To Assembly Committee on Codes on March 16


SOUTHEASTERN STATES


Introduced: 03/12/2015
Sponsor: Representative Stephen McMillan
Issue Brief: Dog Tethering
Summary: Establishes prohibitions, restrictions, and limitations regarding the chaining, tethering, and confinement of dogs; provides a definition of adequate outdoor shelter for dogs; establishes penalties for violations.
Status: To House Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security on March 12

Introduced: 01/29/2015
Sponsor: Senator Tom Whatley
Issue Brief: General
Summary: Authorizes permits for specified feeders under certain conditions; provides for permits, fees, and penalties.
Status: From Senate Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry: Reported favorably with substitute on March 18 

Introduced: 03/17/2015
Sponsor: Senator J. T. Jabo Waggoner
Issue Brief: Dog Tethering
SummaryEstablishes prohibitions, restrictions, and limitations regarding the chaining, tethering, and confinement of dogs; provides a definition of adequate outdoor shelter for dogs; establishes penalties for violations.
Status: To Senate Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry on March 17

Introduced: 03/03/2015
Sponsor: Representative Jim Boyd, Member, Florida Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief: Angling Access; Budget Bills; General
Summary: Relates to implementation of water and land conservation constitutional amendment; terminates obsolete trust funds & provides for disposition of balances; revises distributions of documentary stamp tax revenues into certain trust funds; revises distributions of revenues upon sale of certain lands; reenacts the Land Acquisition Trust Fund; deletes obsolete provisions relating to use of bond & trust fund proceeds; conforms provisions.
Status: In House. On Committee agenda for March 19

Introduced: 03/03/2015
Sponsor: House State Affairs Committee
Issue Brief: General
SummaryRelates to water resources to include water resource development, minimum flows and levels, water use permits, water management districts, preferred water supply sources, water storage and groundwater recharge public-private partnerships, everglades and estuary protection, watershed protection, water supply development, related funding, sewage treatment and disposal systems, agriculture-related water quality monitoring, public water supplies, and drinking water standards.
Status: In Senate. On Committee agenda for March 18

Introduced: 03/03/2015
Sponsor: Senator Charles Dean, Member, Florida Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief: General
Summary: Relates to implementation of the water and land conservation constitutional amendment; terminates certain trust funds within the Department of Environmental Protection, the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, and the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission; requires moneys in land acquisition trust funds created or designated to receive funds under s. 28, Article X of the State Constitution to be retained in those trust funds.
Status: From Senate Committee on Appropriations: Reported favorably with substitute on March 18

Florida S 586

Introduced: 01/30/2015

Sponsor: Senator Charles Dean, Member, Florida Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus

Issue Brief: General

Summary: Relates to implementation of the water and land conservation constitutional amendment; provides that specified distributions to the Land Acquisition Trust Fund are not subject to the service charge under s. 215.20, F.S.; repeals provisions relating to beach erosion control project staffing, funding for the state's beach management plan, and the State Preservation 2000 Trust Fund; requires specified public recreation projects to have been selected through the Department of Environmental Protection's.

Status: From Senate Committee on Appropriations: Reported favorably with substitute on March 18

 

Georgia H 475

Introduced: 02/24/2015

Sponsor: Representative Tom McCall, Member, Georgia Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus

Issue Brief: General

SummaryRelates to game and fish; revises provisions relating to the hunting of feral hogs; revises definitions; allows for the taking of feral hogs without a hunting license; removes additional restrictions on the hunting of feral hogs; provides for related matters; repeals conflicting laws.

Status: To Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Environment on March 18

 

Mississippi H 841

Introduced: 01/22/2015

Sponsor: Representative Joey Hood, Member, Mississippi Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus

Issue Brief: Seniors; Veterans

SummaryExempts purple heart recipients from license requirements while hunting nuisance animals on private land.

Status: Signed by Governor on March 13
 

South Carolina H 3115

Introduced: 01/13/2015

Sponsor: Representative Mike Pitts, Member, South Carolina Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus; Past President, National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses Executive Council

Issue Brief: Guns; Knife Preemption

SummaryRelates to the regulation of the ownership, transfer, or possession of firearms or ammunition; provides that no governing body of any county, municipality, or other political subdivision in the state may enact, enforce, or promulgate any regulation or ordinance that regulates or attempts to regulate the transfer, ownership, possession, carrying, or transportation of knives, firearms, ammunition, components of firearms, or any combination of these things.

Status: From House Committee on Judiciary: Reported favorably with amendment on March 18

 

South Carolina S 454

Introduced: 02/12/2015

Sponsor: Senator George E. Chip Campsen, Member, South Carolina Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus  

Issue Brief: General

Summary: Relates to hunting and fishing licenses; provides that a person must have immediate access and authorization to utilize deer quota tags to hunt on property with a deer quota program permit; provides for the deer quota program and requirements for application thereto; provides that a person must possess a set of individual deer tags from the department to hunt on property without a deer quota program permit; sets the deer tag fees for in and out-of-state residents.

Status: Passed Senate. To House on March 18

 

South Carolina S 463

Introduced: 02/18/2015

Sponsor: Senator Shane Martin 

Issue Brief: General

Summary: Directs the Department of Natural resources to conduct a review of wildlife tagging, validation, and methods of checking harvested game utilized in other States and to report its findings and recommendations

Status: To House Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs on March 17

 

Tennessee H 1104

Introduced: 02/12/2015

Sponsor: Representative Timothy Hill 

Issue Brief: Off Highway Vehicles

Summary: Relates to Recreational Vehicles; creates an off-highway vehicle advisory committee to study the provision of safety training to off-highway vehicle operators, acquisition of potential private or public land as off-highway recreation areas, and funding sources for such training and acquisitions; requires the committee to report by January 1, 2016.

Status: To House Committee on Calendar and Rules on March 17

  

West Virginia H 2515

Introduced: 01/29/2015

Sponsor: Delegate Rupert Wilson Phillips

Issue Brief: General

Summary: Requires persons required to deliver wildlife to an official checking station to electronically register that wildlife in lieu of its delivery to an official checking station; establishes a fine for the illegal taking of elk; requires the Division of Natural Resources to take an active role in the reintroduction of the elk species; authorizes the director to propose legislative rules; provides for criminal penalties.

Status: In Senate. Read 2nd time on March 13

 

West Virginia HCR 132

Introduced: 03/10/2015

Sponsor: Delegate Bill Hamilton 

Issue Brief: General License

Summary: Requests the Joint Committee on Government and Finance study the economic impact of making all hunting and fishing licenses valid for a period of one year from the date of issue.

Status: To Senate Committee on Rules on March 12

 

West Virginia HCR 133

Introduced: 02/10/2015

Sponsor: Delegate Bill Hamilton

Issue Brief: General License

Summary: Requests the Joint Committee on Government and Finance study the economic impact of reducing or eliminating the necessity for certain hunting, fishing and trapping licenses.

Status: To Senate Committee on Rules on March 12

 

 

UPPER MIDWESTERN STATES


Introduced: 01/12/2015
Sponsor: Representative Lloyd Arnold
Issue Brief: General License
Summary: Allows the department of natural resources to establish a lottery system to allow an individual to purchase a license to take more than one antlered deer within a one year period.
Status: Eligible for Governor's desk on March 16

Introduced: 03/04/2015
Sponsor: Senate Natural Resources and Environment Committee
Issue Brief: Apprentice Hunting License
Summary: Relates to hunter education license requirements, provides for a hunting license with an apprentice hunter designation, and includes penalties; renames the hunter safety and ethics education course described whose completion is required to purchase a hunting license in this state, as the hunter education course; coordinates amendments are made to numerous other Code provisions that reference the course; provides that the curriculum for the entire course shall be based on the standards adopted by/.
Status: Passed Senate. To House on March 17

Introduced: 03/12/2015
Sponsor: Senator Darwin Booher, Member, Michigan Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief: General
Summary: Clarifies criteria for eligible expenditures of the Michigan natural resources trust fund.
Status: To Senate Committee on Natural Resources on March 12

Introduced: 03/12/2015
Sponsor: Senator Wayne Schmidt
Issue Brief: Invasive Species
SummaryEncourages the Chicago Area Waterway System Advisory Committee to fully consider all options, including complete hydrologic separation, to protect the Great Lakes from Asian carp and to move as quickly as possible to determine the best long-term solution.
Status: To Senate Committee on Natural Resources on March 12

Introduced: 03/12/2015
Sponsor: Senator Phil Pavlov, Member, Michigan Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief: Invasive Species
SummaryCalls on the Obama Administration and the Congress of the United States to direct the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to close the connection between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River basins through Chicago to prevent Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes.
Status: To Senate Committee on Natural Resources on March 12

Introduced: 03/02/2015
Sponsor: Representative Denny McNamara, Member, Minnesota Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief: Invasive Species
SummaryRelates to natural resources; modifies invasive species provisions; provides for temporary water surface use controls in construction areas; modifies state park permit provisions; regulates wake surfing; modifies life jacket requirements; modifies requirements for fire training; modifies auxiliary forest provisions; modifies forest bough account; modifies recreational vehicle transfer requirements; modifies authority to issue water use permits; provides civil penalties.
Status: Rereferred to House Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance on March 16

Introduced: 03/11/2015
Sponsor: Representative Steve Drazkowski
Issue Brief: Access to Private Lands; Deer Management
SummaryRelates to game and fish; establishes a pilot program in southeastern Minnesota for issuing additional deer licenses to landowners with deer damage; requires a Web site for connecting landowners suffering deer damage with deer hunters.
Status: To House Committee on Mining and Outdoor Recreation Policy on March 11

Introduced: 03/11/2015
Sponsor: Representative Dan Fabian, Member, Minnesota Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief: Off Highway Vehicles
SummaryRelates to natural resources; allows certain vehicle use by hunters in state forests in August.
Status: Committee on Mining and Outdoor Recreation Policy on March 11

Introduced: 03/02/2015
Sponsor: Senator Matt Schmit, Member, Minnesota Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief: General; Invasive Species; Animal Traps
SummaryRelates to natural resources; modifies certain authorities; extends expiration of citizen oversight committees; provides for compliance with federal law; modifies enforcement provisions; modifies provisions to take, possess, and transport wild animals; provides for certain licenses; modifies landowner's bill of rights; requires certain permission for traps and snares set; modifies penalty for certain firearms possession; establishes a pilot program; provides criminal penalties.
Status: Rereferred to Senate Committee on Judiciary on March 16

Introduced: 01/08/2015
Sponsor: Representative Todd Porter, Member, North Dakota Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief: Access to Private Lands
Summary: Relates to the option to use deer lottery license refunds for the private land open to sportsmen program.
Status: Signed by Governor on March 12

Introduced: 01/19/2015
Sponsor: Representative Mike Lefor
Issue Brief: General
Summary: Relates to interference with the taking of wildlife.
Status: To Governor on March 17

Introduced: 01/30/2015
Sponsor: House Appropriations Committee 
Issue Brief: Budget Bills; Conservation Funding
Summary: Makes an appropriation for the protection and enhancement of wildlife habitat; provides for a grant to the conservation fund; provides for matching funds.
Status: To Governor on March 13


LOWER MIDWESTERN STATES


Introduced: 03/02/2015
Sponsor: Representative DeAnn Vaught
Issue Brief: Invasive Species
Summary: Requires that captured feral hogs be killed; provides for the disposition of fees and fines related to feral hogs; provides for the resident license to hunt feral hogs.
Status: Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Economic Development amendment adopted on Senate floor on March 18

Introduced: 02/19/2015
Sponsor: Senator Bill Sample, Member, Arkansas Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief: General
SummaryCreates an income tax refund check-off program for the Arkansas game and fish foundation; eliminates the income tax refund check-off program for the United States olympic committee program.
Status: Signed by Governor. Act No. 399 on March 12

Introduced: 02/25/2015
Sponsor: Representative Jerry Costello, Member, Illinois Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief: Crossbows
Summary: Amends the Wildlife Code; provides that any person may use a crossbow to take an animal during the appropriate archery season.
Status: In House. Placed on Short Debate Calendar Second Reading on March 18

Introduced: 02/20/2015
Sponsor: Senator Chapin Rose
Issue Brief: Crossbows
SummaryAmends the Wildlife Code; provides that a person that is 16 years old or Younger and is hunting during a regular bow hunting season may use a crossbow; provides that a youth hunting with a crossbow under a specified provision may be granted one deer either sex permit and one antlerless-only permit.
Status: In Senate. Committee Amendment No. 1 filed. Referred to Assignments on March 17

Introduced: 02/12/2015
Sponsor: House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee
Issue Brief: Enforcement
Summary: Relates to prioritizing options for disposal of seized wildlife.
Status: To House Committee on Judiciary on March 18

Introduced: 02/26/2015
Sponsor: Representative Wanda Brown
Issue Brief: Fishing Tournaments
SummaryProvides an exemption to motorboat noise level limits for motorboats operated during fishing tournaments at Truman Lake.
Status: To House Select Committee on Rules on March 18

Introduced: 03/10/2015
Sponsor: Representative Rick Brattin, Member, Missouri Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief: Ammunition; Guns
SummaryRetains the rights of the General Assembly to file independent legal action challenging the constitutional and statutory validity of a proposed Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms ban on certain caliber ammunition.
Status: Introduced on March 10

Introduced: 01/07/2015
Sponsor: Senator Brian Munzlinger, Member, Missouri Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief: General License
SummaryProvides that the Department of Conservation and its permit issuing agents shall not charge a permit fee for a hunting, fishing, or trapping permit except for a service fee, a customer convenience fee, or a replacement fee.
Status: To Senate Committee on Governmental Accountability and Fiscal Oversight on March 16

Introduced: 02/02/2015
Sponsor: Representative Steve Vaughan, Member, Oklahoma Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief: General License
Summary: Relates to game and fish; relates to hunting licenses; changes effective date of the annual archery hunting license for deer for nonresidents; declares an emergency.
Status: To Senate Committee on Tourism and Wildlife on March 18

Introduced: 01/29/2015
Sponsor: Representative Chris Paddie
Issue Brief: Fishing Tournaments
Summary: Relates to the liability of certain sports officials and organizations.
Status: Scheduled public hearing on March 17

Introduced: 02/26/2015
Sponsor: Representative Dade Phelan
Issue Brief: Fishing Tournaments
SummaryRelates to a bag limit exemption for certain participants in certain fishing tournaments in Chambers, Jefferson, Galveston, Hardin, Newton, and Orange Counties.
Status: To House Committee on Culture, Recreation, and Tourism on March 12

Introduced: 03/12/2015
Sponsor: Representative Ryan Guillen, Member, Texas Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief: Deer Management
Summary: Relates to the creation of a deer management program commission.
Status: Introduced on March 12


PACIFIC-NORTHWESTERN STATES


Introduced: 01/26/2015
Sponsor: Representative Karl Rhoads
Issue Brief: Ivory
Summary: Prohibits ivory and rhinoceros horn sales and trade within the state, to be enforced by the Department of Land and Natural Resources; establishes penalties.
Status: Subsequent referral set for: Senate Committee on Ways and Means on March 12

Introduced: 02/03/2015
Sponsor: Senate Resources and Environment Committee
Issue Brief: General License; Seniors; Veterans
SummaryAmends existing law; revises residency requirements; relates to senior resident combination licenses.
Status: To Governor on March 12

Introduced: 02/13/2015
Sponsor: Senate Local Government and Taxation Committee
Issue Brief: Knife Preemption
Summary: Adds to existing law; provides that a political subdivision shall not enact certain rules, ordinances or taxes relating to knives; provides that certain rules and ordinances from a political subdivision shall be null and void.
Status: To House Committee on Judiciary, Rules and Administration on March 17

Introduced: 03/06/2015
Sponsor: Senate State Affairs Committee
Issue Brief: High Fence
Summary: States findings of the Legislature; rejects a certain rule docket of the Idaho State Department of Agriculture relating to Rules Governing the Importation of Animals.
Status: To House Committee on Agricultural Affairs on March 12

Introduced: 02/02/2015
Sponsor: Representative Brad Witt, Member, Oregon Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief: General
Summary: Directs State Fish and Wildlife Commission to adopt rules prohibiting use of drones for angling or hunting.
Status: In House: Second reading on March 16

Introduced: 02/13/2015
Sponsor: Representative Wayne Krieger, Co-Chair, Oregon Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Brief: Budget Bills; General License
SummaryEstablishes Oregon Hatchery Research Center Fund; requires moneys in fund to be used for research projects by Oregon Hatchery Research Center; requires unexpended and unobligated balance in Oregon Hatchery Research Center Fund as of July 1 of each year to be transferred to Hatchery Construction Fund; establishes Hatchery Construction Fund; designates uses of fund; sunsets January 2, 2026; establishes surcharge on angling licenses and additional commercial ad valorem catch fee on fish.
Status: Work Session held on March 12

Introduced: 02/25/2015
Sponsor: Representative Sal Esquivel, Member, National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses Executive Council
Issue Brief: General
SummaryEstablishes State Fish and Wildlife Commission Nominating Committee to assist Governor in appointing members to State Fish and Wildlife Commission.
Status: Public hearing held on March 12

Introduced: 02/27/2015
Sponsor: Representative David Gomberg
Issue Brief: General
SummaryRequires that portion of surcharge moneys from salmon registration plate program directed to fund controlled by Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board be used only for projects to protect or restore native salmon habitat or to remove artificial obstructions to native salmon migration.
Status: Public hearing held on March 17

Introduced: 01/23/2015
Sponsor: Representative Shelly Short
Issue Brief: General
Summary: Understands the effects of predation on wild ungulate populations.
Status: Hearing scheduled in Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Parks on March 18

Introduced: 02/06/2015
Sponsor: Senator Kirk Pearson
Issue Brief: General License
Summary: Provides a group fishing permit for certain programs for at-risk youth.
Status: From House Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources: Do pass on March 17

Introduced: 01/22/2015
Sponsor: Senator Kirk Pearson
Issue Brief: General
SummaryRequests Congress to provide the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration fisheries with sufficient resources to expedite review of Puget Sound hatchery and genetic management plans and that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration fisheries prioritize and conduct immediate review and approval of these plans.
Status: Public hearing scheduled on March 17


WESTERN STATES


Introduced: 03/03/2015
Sponsor: Senator Jerry Sonnenberg
Issue Brief: Budget Bills
Summary: Concerns the continuation of the funding for the habitat partnership in the division of parks and wildlife.
Status: In Senate. Read third time. Passed Senate. To House on March 18

Introduced: 01/19/2015
Sponsor: Representative Kirk Wagoner
Issue Brief: Sound Suppressors 
Summary: Clarifies that use of suppressed firearms to hunt certain wildlife is allowed under certain conditions; relates to guns and weapons.
Status: To Governor on March 17

Introduced: 02/06/2015
Sponsor: Representative Kerry White
Issue Brief: Federal Land Access
SummaryConcerns the interim study of federal roads and parcels and access; relates to federal government; relates to fish and wildlife; relates to interim studies legislature.
Status: To Senate Committee on Natural Resources on March 17

Introduced: 01/20/2015
Sponsor: Senator Carlos Cisneros
Issue Brief: General
SummaryRelates to property taxation; expands the definition of agricultural use for property valuation purposes to include the resting of land under certain conditions.
Status: From House Committee on Agriculture, Water and Wildlife: Do pass on March 16

Introduced: 01/26/2015
Sponsor: Representative Mike McKell
Issue Brief: General; Invasive Species
SummaryRegulates the killing of feral swine; prohibits releasing feral swine on public or private property for hunting or any other purpose; prohibits a person seeking compensation for killing a feral swine; provides that a person who kills a swine is not liable to the owner of the swine unless the swine was conspicuously identified by an ear tag or other form of visual identification and the individual knew the swine was conspicuously identified.
Status: Enrolled on March 18

Introduced: 01/13/2015
Sponsor: Senate Select Committee on Federal Natural Resources Management
Issue Brief: General
SummaryRequires the office of state lands and investments to commission a study to address the management of specified federally administered public lands in the state by the state.
Status: Signed by Governor. Chapter No. 192 on March 10
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