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SF 132 - Authorizes the Use of Silencers While Hunting - Key Vote

Wyoming Key Votes

Matt Teeters voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Authorizes the Use of Silencers While Hunting

Signed by Governor Matt Mead
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (44-14) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes the Use of Silencers While Hunting

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes the use of silencers or muffling devices while hunting wildlife, effective July 1, 2013.

Highlights:
  • Repeals the prohibition on the use of devices designed to silence or muffle the report of a firearm while hunting wildlife (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits individuals from using devices to silence or muffle the report of a firearm in certain circumstances including, but not limited to, the following (Sec. 1):
    • The hunting of certain game animals without a license or during the offseason;
    • The “wanton destruction” of big game animals; and
    • The hunting of big or trophy game animals from public roads.
  • Classifies a violation of this bill as a high misdemeanor and specifies that a violation is a separate offense (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (23-7) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes the Use of Silencers While Hunting

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes the use of silencers or muffling devices while hunting wildlife, effective July 1, 2013.

Highlights:
  • Repeals the prohibition on the use of devices designed to silence or muffle the report of a firearm while hunting wildlife (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits individuals from using devices to silence or muffle the report of a firearm in certain circumstances including, but not limited to, the following (Sec. 1):
    • The hunting of certain game animals without a license or during the offseason;
    • The “wanton destruction” of big game animals; and
    • The hunting of big or trophy game animals from public roads.
  • Classifies a violation of this bill as a high misdemeanor and specifies that a violation is a separate offense (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Authorizes the Use of Silencers While Hunting

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