proposed laws

PA Bill Number: SB135

Title: In hunting and furtaking, further providing for dogs pursuing, injuring or killing big game.

Description: In hunting and furtaking, further providing for dogs pursuing, injuring or killing big game. ...

Last Action: Second consideration

Last Action Date: Jul 17, 2017

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