Intro Date: 11/07/2013
Sponsor: Senator Robin Webb, President, National Assembly of Sportsmen’s Caucuses, Chair, Kentucky Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus
Issue Brief: Game Meat Donation
Summary: (SB18) Defines not-for-profit organization and wildlife; prohibits state and local government entities from restricting the donation of game meat to or from not-for-profit organizations for the purpose of free meal distribution; requires that the game meat be from wildlife that was taken in the Commonwealth, properly field dressed and processed, and apparently disease-free and unspoiled.
Status: Prefiled on November 7.
Intro Date: 03/05/2013
Sponsor: Representative Tom Patton, Member, Ohio Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus
Issue Brief: Invasive Species
Summary: Urges the President of the United States and the Congress of the United States to take all actions necessary to prevent Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes, including Lake Erie.
Status: Passed Senate. To House on November 13.
Intro Date: 03/13/2013
Sponsor: Senator Richard Alloway, Co-Chair, Pennsylvania Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus
Issue Brief: Public Access to Private Lands
Summary: Amends Title 34 (Game) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in enforcement; further provides for hunting liability for actions of others.
Status: Signed by Governor on November 1. Act No. 2013-83 [Effective Rule].