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HB 316 - Prohibits Animal Killing Contests - Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Failed (House) (30-38) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Animal Killing Contests

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits coyote-killing contests, beginning July 1, 2013.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits an individual from organizing, sponsoring, or participating in an coyote-killing contest, beginning July 1, 2013 (Sec. 1).
  • Defines “coyote-killing contest” as an organized or sponsored competition with the objective of killing coyotes for prizes or entertainment (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that this bill does not prohibit the killing of coyotes if organized or permitted by the state game commission for the purpose of conservation or population management (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that this bill does not prohibit an individual from protecting a person or property, unless otherwise prohibited by law (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits Animal Killing Contests

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