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SB 167 - Decreasing the Minimum Hunting Age - Wisconsin Key Vote

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Legislation - Passage With Amendment (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (27-6) - (Key vote)
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Title: Decreasing the Minimum Hunting Age

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that allows children aged 10 and above to hunt and carry a firearm or bow for hunting purposes if accompanied by a mentor.

Highlights:
-Lowers the minimum hunting age from 12 to 10 years old as long as there is a designated mentor present to supervise (Secs. 1, 4). -Mandates that an individual must meet all the following criteria to qualify as a mentor: he or she must be over the age of 18; be the parent or guardian, or designated by the parent or guardian, of the person for whom he or she is serving as mentor; be within arms' reach of the person for whom he or she is serving as a mentor at all times; and possess a certificate of accomplishment and a valid hunting approval, unless he or she is exempt (Sec. 20). -Mandates that a mentor may only supervise one child at any one time (Sec. 20). -Lowers the minimum age for obtaining a bird dog training license from 12 to 10 (Sec. 22).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) - (Key vote)
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Title: Decreasing the Minimum Hunting Age

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Sponsors

  • Russell S. 'Russ' Decker (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Glenn Grothman (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jim Holperin (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Randy Hopper (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Dan Kapanke (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Neal J. Kedzie (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Pat Kreitlow (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John W. Lehman (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Dale W. Schultz (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Kathleen Vinehout (WI - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Penny Bernard Schaber (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Fred Clark (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Chris Danou (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Brett H. Davis (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Scott L. Gunderson (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ann Hraychuck (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael D. 'Mike' Huebsch (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Andy Jorgensen (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Daniel R. LeMahieu (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Cory Mason (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Dan Meyer (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Lee A. Nerison (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Alvin R. 'Al' Ott (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jerry J. Petrowski (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Don Pridemore (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Keith Ripp (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Gary E. Sherman (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • James R. 'Jim' Soletski (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard J. 'Dick' Spanbauer (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Scott E. Suder (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Amy Sue Vruwink (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Leah Vukmir (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mary Williams (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Josh Zepnick (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
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