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PA Bill Number: HB549

Title: In hunting and furtaking, further providing for prohibition on Sunday hunting and providing for regulation of Sunday hunting by the Pennsylvania Game ...

Description: In hunting and furtaking, further providing for prohibition on Sunday hunting and providing for regulation of Sunday hunting by the Pennsylvania ...

Last Action: Referred to GAME AND FISHERIES

Last Action Date: Feb 20, 2019

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