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Title: In Pennsylvania Game Commission, further providing for accountability; and, in hunting and furtaking, further providing for hunting on Sunday ...

Description: In Pennsylvania Game Commission, further providing for accountability; and, in hunting and furtaking, further providing for hunting on Sunday ... ...

Last Action: Act No. 107

Last Action Date: Nov 27, 2019

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Proposed Federal House Legislation HB528

this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Recreational Fishing and Hunting Heritage and Opportunities Act

Subject: Congressional oversight: Firearms and explosives: Forests, forestry, trees: Hunting and fishing: Land use and conservation: Outdoor recreation: Wilderness and natural areas, wildlife refuges, wild rivers, habitats: Public lands and natural resources

Description: Recreational Fishing and Hunting Heritage and Opportunities Act Requires federal public land management officials to facilitate the use of, and access to, federal public lands for fishing, sport hunting, and recreational shooting with specified exceptions. Requires Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and Forest Service lands, excluding lands on the Outer Continental Shelf, to be open to recreational fishing, hunting, and shooting unless the managing agency acts to close such lands to such activity for purposes of resource conservation, public safety, energy production, water supply facilities, or national security. Requires the heads of federal agencies to use their authorities to lease their lands or permit use of their lands for shooting ranges, and designate specific lands for recreational shooting activities. Sets forth requirements for a permanent or temporary withdrawal, change of classification, or change of management status that effectively closes or significantly restricts 640 or more contiguous acres of federal public lands for fishing or hunting or related activities.

Session: 114th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Federal Lands.

Last Action Date: March 2, 2015

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/house-bill/528/all-info

Sponsors

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44 sponsors: Dan Benishek (R); Alan Nunnelee (R); Bill Huizenga (R); Robert Pittenger (R); Jackie Walorski (R); Richard Hanna (R); Mike Pompeo (R); Frank Guinta (R); Stephen Fincher (R); Luke Messer (R); Mo Brooks (R); Christopher Gibson (R); Mark Amodei (R); David Roe (R); David Schweikert (R); Ryan Zinke (R); Bruce Westerman (R); Diane Black (R); Steven Palazzo (R); Steve Womack (R); Tom Rice (R); Mike Kelly (R); Matt Salmon (R); Adam Kinzinger (R); Reid Ribble (R); Rodney Davis (R); Pete Sessions (R); Tim Walberg (R); Chris Collins (R); Bill Johnson (R); John Kline (R); Bill Posey (R); John Moolenaar (R); Joseph Heck (R); Don Young (R); Elise Stefanik (R); Steve Russell (R); Paul Gosar (R); Candice Miller (R); Garland Barr (R); Randy Forbes (R); Jeff Miller (R); Kevin Yoder (R); Daniel Webster (R)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Mar 2 2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Federal Lands.
House Feb 5 2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry.
House Jan 26 2015 Introduced in House
House Jan 26 2015 Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committee on Agriculture, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
House Jan 26 2015 Referred to House Natural Resources
House Jan 26 2015 Referred to House Agriculture
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jan 31 2015 federal bill text bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

Chamber: H

Committee Name: Subcommittee on Federal Lands

Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

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