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SB 5187 - Authorizes Livestock Owners to Dispatch Gray Wolves - Key Vote

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Donald Benton voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (25-23) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Livestock Owners to Dispatch Gray Wolves

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes an individual to kill gray wolves in certain circumstances.

  • Authorizes the owner, the owner’s immediate family members, agents of the owner, or the owner's employees to kill a gray wolf that is attacking or poses an imminent threat to the owner’s livestock or domestic animals without a permit (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that the owner refers to the possessor of the livestock or domestic animals threatened by a gray wolf and not the owner of the land where the attack occurs (Sec. 1).
  • Classifies a violation of this bill as a gross misdemeanor or a Class C felony, depending on the individual's history of unlawfully killing endangered wildlife (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Authorizes Livestock Owners to Dispatch Gray Wolves


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