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
This legislation calls for the modernization of the Pittman-Robertson fund.
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
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|Senate||Jul 11 2019||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.|
|Introduced||Jul 19 2019||federal bill text||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Environment And Public Works
There have not been any votes on this bill
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