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PA Bill Number: HB582

Title: In hunting and furtaking licenses, providing for a volunteer instructor license.

Description: In hunting and furtaking licenses, providing for a volunteer instructor license. ...

Last Action: Referred to GAME AND FISHERIES

Last Action Date: Feb 23, 2017

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Saccone U.S. Senate Campaign Rally & Announcement - 02/27/2017
Harrisburg State Capitol Building (Rotunda) 501 N. 3rd St., Harrisburg, PA

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