The Houston Chronicle reports two pieces of legislation important to Texas landowners and hunters continue making headway. House Bill 3451 would amend the Texas Agriculture Code to prohibit the Department of Agriculture from registering, approving for use, or allowing use
Alaska’s ability to manage fish, wildlife restored On April 3, President Donald Trump signed House Joint Resolution 69, which officially nullified a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service rule restricting Alaska’s ability to manage fish and wildlife on National Wildlife Refuges.
Sportsmen’s Act product of bipartisanship On March 27, Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus (CSC) members introduced the Sportsmen’s Act, a bipartisan package of legislation (S. 733) in the Senate. On March 30, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee passed S. 733
Congressman abandons H.R. 621, which would have seized millions of acres of public lands and waters Following pressure from hunters, anglers, and numerous sportsmen groups and businesses, Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz announced last night his decision to abandon H.R. 621,
Little-known law makes color signify warning to interlopers Did you know the color purple painted on fence posts or trees in Texas means no trespassing? Most people don’t. Since 1997, Texas has had this unique law on the books. According
Legislation to stop the USFWS from harming Americans by restricting commerce of legal ivory, such as ivory handled & decorated knives, was introduced.
Proposed legislation that would make it illegal for deer hunters to shoot a buck that had less than six points on either side was incorrectly written.
The Senate Judiciary Committee continued its work on gun-control legislation, approving two bills and sending them to the full Senate for consideration.
The Senate Judiciary Committee will begin a mark up of 4 separate gun legislation bills (including S.150) relevant to firearms and school safety this Thursday.
Everything is bigger in TX as the saying goes. It should not be a surprise that the Texas Legislature is one of the largest representative bodies in the nation.