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PA Bill Number: HB1452

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: Third consideration and final passage (178-0)

Last Action Date: Feb 10, 2016

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