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PA Bill Number: HB2440

Title: Providing for the designation of shooting ranges, sportsman clubs, hunting facilities and business relating to the sale and production of firearms ...

Description: Providing for the designation of shooting ranges, sportsman clubs, hunting facilities and business relating to the sale and production of firear ...

Last Action: Presented to the Governor

Last Action Date: Nov 19, 2020

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Proposed Federal Senate Legislation SB2092

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This legislation calls for the modernization of the Pittman-Robertson fund.

Legislation Overview

Title: Modernizing the Pittman-Robertson Fund for Tomorrow's Needs Act

Subject: Public lands and natural resources

Description: Modernizing the Pittman-Robertson Fund for Tomorrow's Needs Act This bill 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 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: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Last Action Date: July 11, 2019

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/senate-bill/2092/all-info

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9 sponsors: James Risch (R); Doug Jones (D); Tom Cotton (R); Martin Heinrich (D); Lamar Alexander (R); Joe Manchin (D); Deb Fischer (R); Angus King (I); John Boozman (R)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Jul 11 2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jul 19 2019 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: S

Committee Name: Environment And Public Works

Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

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