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Recreational Fishing and Hunting Heritage and Opportunities Act (H.R. 2834)
November 17, 2011 Full Committee Markup

WASHINGTON, D.C., November 17, 2011 -

Reporting H.R. 2834 Out of Committee (Passed 29-14. View Roll Call Vote)
This bill establishes that fishing, hunting, and shooting are important traditional activities that have a key place on our National Forests and public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Grijalva Amendment #001 – Prohibits Hunting, Fishing and Shooting in Wilderness Areas (Failed 14-27. View Roll Call Vote)
This amendment would remove the section of the bill that protects hunting, fishing and shooting sports activities in Wilderness Areas.

Grijalva Amendment #002 – Weakens Protection for Hunting, Fishing, and Shooting on Federal Lands (Failed 16-27. View Roll Call Vote)
This amendment would remove the section of the bill that strengthens protection for hunting, fishing and shooting sports under federal land management laws.

* For complete legislative action for the November 17, 2011 Full Committee Markup, click here.




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