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HB 4687 - Repeals Prohibition of Deer-Baiting - Michigan Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (21-14) - (Key vote)
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Title: Repeals Prohibition of Deer-Baiting

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass with amendment a bill that repeals previous law that prohibits deer-baiting.

Highlights:

 

  • Defines “deer or elk baiting” as depositing, distributing, or tending feed in a place frequented by deer or elk to aid in the taking of a deer or elk (Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes an individual to engage in deer or elk baiting during the open seasons for deer and elk (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that an individual may deposit no more than five gallons of feed at each bait site (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that an individual may not engage in deer or elk baiting in areas where bovine tuberculosis has been detected in deer (Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes an individual with a valid deer license to take any antlered deer, regardless of the number of antler points on the deer, in an area where deer have tested positive for chronic wasting disease (Sec. 1).

  • Defines “antlered deer” as a deer that has at least 1 antler that extends 3 inches or more above the skull (Sec. 1).

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (57-49) - (Key vote)
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Title: Repeals Prohibition of Deer-Baiting

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that repeals previous law that prohibits deer-baiting.

Highlights:

 

  • Defines “deer or elk baiting” as depositing, distributing, or tending feed in a place frequented by deer or elk to aid in the taking of a deer or elk (Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes an individual to engage in deer or elk baiting during the open seasons for deer and elk (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that an individual may deposit no more than five gallons of feed at each bait site (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that an individual may not engage in deer or elk baiting in areas where bovine tuberculosis has been detected in deer (Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes an individual with a valid deer license to take any antlered deer, regardless of the number of antler points on the deer, in an area where deer have tested positive for chronic wasting disease (Sec. 1).

  • Defines “antlered deer” as a deer that has at least 1 antler that extends 3 inches or more above the skull (Sec. 1).

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Repeals Prohibition of Deer-Baiting

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