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HB 2624 - Exempts Counties from Hunting Dog Prohibitions if Approved by County Voters - Key Vote

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (40-19) - (Key vote)

Title: Exempts Counties from Hunting Dog Prohibitions if Approved by County Voters

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass bill that authorizes counties to opt out of the prohibition on the usage of dogs for hunting cougars.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes a county to opt out of the state prohibition on the usage of dogs to hunt cougars, upon approval by the voters of the county through petition or measure (Sec. 1).
  • Requires a county to notify the State Department of Fish and Wildlife if they allow the use of dogs for the hunting of cougars (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that this bill does not affect the authority of the State Fish and Wildlife Commission to manage cougars within counties that allow the use of dogs for the hunting of cougars (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Exempts Counties from Hunting Dog Prohibitions if Approved by County Voters

Note:

NOTE: OREGON LAW REQUIRES TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY TO CHANGE A VOTER APPROVED CRIMINAL SENTENCE.

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