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Legislation
Beacon Hill Update - Sportsman Matters

The list of bills contains the more controversial bills. There are to many to list all sportsman related bills here, but the Council is monitoring their progress and taking the appropriate actions. Click on Bill Number (eg,S1062) to read the text of the bill. The text of some bills may not be available on-line yet, but links will be been provided as soon as the bill text is loaded.

Legislation for 2003/2004 Session


Bill #
Sponsor
Committee/
Hearing Date
Summary/
Major Provision/Status
MSC Position
Peterson
Nat Res 04/10/2003
Authorize the use of Conibear type traps during the trapping season
Strong Support
Peterson
Nat Res
Cruelty to animals
Support
Straus
Nat Res
Identify Invasive Plants
Support
Ruane
Nat Res
Free Hunting & Fishing Licenses  - age 62 & older
Oppose
Frost
Nat Res 04/10/2003
Fisheries & Wildlife Director - Authority to permit Sunday Hunting
Support
Petersen
Nat Res 04/10/2003
Dept of Fisheries & Wildlife - Reorganize (power to commissioner)
Strong Oppose
Gobi
Nat Res 04/10/2003
Allow DFW to set Moose Hunting Season
Support
Fagan
Nat Res 04/10/2003
Allow Deer Hunting imediately after Thanksgiving
Oppose - Do Via Regulation
Brewer
Counties
Aid in Recovery of Lost Dogs
Support
Brewer
Counties
Extend Life of Impounded Dogs
Support
Brewer
Govt Regs
Environmental Lottery
Strong Support
Brewer
Judiciary
Dog Traing Area - Immunity
Strong Support
Antonioni
Nat Res 04/10/2003
Hunter Education - Mandatory
Support
Brewer
Nat Res 04/10/2003
Inland Fisheries & Wildlife - Re-affirm Authority of the Division
Strong Support
Brewer
Nat Res 04/10/2003
Problem Wildlife - Enhance Management
07/31/2003 Reported "Ougth to Pass" by Committee
Strong Support
Fargo
Nat Res 04/10/2003
Alter Makeup of Fisheries & Wildlife Board
Strong Oppose

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