Consideration of SB 274 and SB 387

Senate Game and Fisheries Committee

Senator Richard Alloway II, Chair

Committee Meeting

February 14, 2011
Off the Floor
Rules Committee Conference Room

Agenda

Senate Bill 274, Printers Number 250 (Alloway) – An Act amending Title 34 (Game) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in hunting and furtaking licenses, further providing for unlawful acts concerning licenses; and, in special licenses and permits, further providing for authority to issue permits, for permit fees and for falconry permits.This bill Amends Title 34 (Game) to allow the Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) to establish regulations exempting certain limited youth hunting activities from prohibitions set forth in the Game Code. Such exemptions shall include a provision limiting a mentored youth participating in a mentored youth hunting program to the receipt of no more than one antlerless deer license in each license year. In addition this legislation will make changes to falconry permits within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Senate Bill 387, Printers Number 373  (Alloway) – An Act amending Title 34 (Game) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in hunting and furtaking licenses, further providing for resident license and fee exemptions.This bill amends Title 34 relating to Resident license fees and exemptions, to allow all Commonwealth license issuing agents to now sell reduced-fee Military personnel hunting licenses, Pennsylvania National Guard hunting licenses, and Reserve component of armed forces hunting licenses.