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Key Votes

SB 292 - Public Fishing in Overflow Waters - Key Vote

Louisiana Key Votes




Stage Details

Legislation - Bill Failed (Senate) (17-19) - (Key vote)

Title: Public Fishing in Overflow Waters

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would allow public access by boat to the overflow waters of state-claimed navigable waterways for the purpose of recreational hook and line fishing.

- Specifies that public access for recreational fishing in overflow waters does not apply to private marshlands that are inundated with high tides or to private canals inundated with overflow waters from a state-claimed navigable waterway (Sec. 1). - Defines hook and line fishing as "fishing with a rod with or without a reel" (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Public Fishing in Overflow Waters


  • Joe McPherson (LA - D) (Out Of Office)
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