PA Bill Number: SB290
Title: In terms and courses of study, providing for moment of silence on September 11 anniversary.
Description: In terms and courses of study, providing for moment of silence on September 11 anniversary. ...
Last Action: Referred to EDUCATION
Last Action Date: Jan 31, 2023
This legislation would overhaul the funding of wildlife conservation programs through the Pittman-Robertson fund.
Title: Modernizing the Pittman-Robertson Fund for Tomorrow’s Needs Act
Subject: Public lands and natural resources: Congressional oversight: Firearms and explosives: Government studies and investigations: Hunting and fishing: Land use and conservation: Outdoor recreation: Sales and excise taxes: State and local finance: Wildlife conservation and habitat protection
Description: Revises provisions of the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act relating to the funding of wildlife conservation. Specifically, the bill adds new definitions, including a definition of hunter recruitment and recreational shooter recruitment; apportions to states revenues from taxes on pistols, revolvers, bows, and arrows at a rate not greater than 3% and not less than 1% of such revenues; removes the existing prohibition in the Act on public relations to allow spending by states for management of wildlife areas and promotion of hunting and recreational shooting; allows the use of grant funds for the enhancement of hunter recruitment and recreational shooter recruitment; and expands the Multistate Conservation Grant program by providing $5 million exclusively for making hunter and recreational shooter recruitment project grants that promote a national hunting and shooting sport recruitment program, including related communication and outreach activities. The Fish and Wildlife Service shall review and evaluate the effects of funds used for hunter and recreational shooter recruitment on funds available for wildlife conservation.
Session: 116th Congress
Last Action: Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 513.
Last Action Date: December 8, 2020
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32 sponsors: Austin Scott (R); Marc Veasey (D); Richard Hudson (R); Debbie Dingell (D); Greg Gianforte (R); Alexander Mooney (R); Roger Williams (R); French Hill (R); Tim Walberg (R); Robert Latta (R); Daniel Webster (R); Paul Mitchell (R); Liz Cheney (R); Tom Cole (R); Robert Wittman (R); Jody Hice (R); Jeff Van Drew (D); Ken Calvert (R); Fred Upton (R); David Kustoff (R); Scott DesJarlais (R); Bruce Westerman (R); Xochitl Torres Small (D); Kendra Horn (D); TJ Cox (D); Joe Cunningham (D); Steven Palazzo (R); Ron Kind (D); Collin Peterson (D); Charles Fleischmann (R); Trent Kelly (R); Michael Guest (R)
|House||Dec 8 2020||Reported by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 116-628.|
|House||Dec 8 2020||Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 513.|
|House||Dec 5 2019||Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife Discharged.|
|House||Dec 5 2019||Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.|
|House||Dec 5 2019||Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.|
|House||Mar 26 2019||Subcommittee Hearings Held.|
|House||Feb 15 2019||Referred to the Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife.|
|House||Jan 30 2019||Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.|
|House||Jan 30 2019||Introduced in House|
|Introduced||Feb 13 2019||federal bill text||bill text|
|Introduced||Dec 9 2020||federal bill text||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
There have not been any votes on this bill
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