DIC – Died in Committee

Every year numerous bills are introduced in the Mississippi Legislature that could impact sportsmen.  Some of the bills are quite controversial while others fail to generate much interest one way or the other.  The most controversial bills this year involved the same old subjects.  Hunting deer with dogs and the use of bait while hunting deer.  Both of those bills are included on the following list of bills that died in committee:

 

SB2028 Wildlife; exempt residents who are active or retired members of Armed Forces or sworn law enforcement officers from hunter education.
      03/06 (S) Died In Committee
  Hudson
SB2167
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Trapping; restrict use of conibear or body-gripping traps on public lands.
      03/06 (S) Died In Committee
  Stone
SB2170 Counties; authorize to acquire cell phones for Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks’ officers.
      03/06 (S) Died In Committee
  Jackson (32nd)
SB2193 Boating safety; require persons aboard vessels underway to wear a personal flotation device.
      03/06 (S) Died In Committee
  Hudson
SB2260
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Fishing; remove repealer on group pier fishing license.
      03/06 (S) Died In Committee
  Ward
SB2358 Natural resources; recommend an assessment of the value of Mississippi’s natural resources.
      03/06 (S) Died In Committee
  Dawkins
SB2440 Hunting; require tree stands to be tagged with name and address of owner.
      03/06 (S) Died In Committee
  Butler (38th)
SB2554 Wildlife; regulate deer-breeding farms.
      03/06 (S) Died In Committee
  Gollott
SB2555 Deer; authorize and regulate breeding of farm-raised white-tailed deer.
      03/06 (S) Died In Committee
  Jackson (32nd)
SB2575 Deer Hunting; allow a landowner or leaseholder of private lands to use weapon of choice during certain primitive weapon seasons.
      03/06 (S) Died In Committee
  Harkins
   
SB2728 Hunting; require permit to hunt deer with dogs.
      03/06 (S) Died In Committee
  Watson
SC 577 Constitution; establish hunting and fishing as a constitutional right.
      03/06 (S) Died In Committee
  Watson

 

HB 30 Hunting; provide for a spring season for the hunting of squirrel.
      03/06 (H) Died In Committee
  Eure
HB 45
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All-terrain vehicles; require owners to obtain a certificate of number.
      03/06 (H) Died In Committee
  Clark
HB 152 Wild hogs; authorize to be hunted year-round with proper permit or license.
      03/06 (H) Died In Committee
  Holland
HB 187 Justice court; provide jurisdiction over property seized for game and fish violations.
      03/06 (H) Died In Committee
  Moak *
HB 192
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Trappings; restrict use of conibear or body-gripping traps on public lands.
      03/06 (H) Died In Committee
  Buck (5th)
HB 246 Wildlife management areas; authorize use of golf carts or club cars on to access hunting areas.
      03/06 (H) Died In Committee
  Miles
HB 247 Deer; extend season for hunting with guns and without dogs until February 15.
      03/06 (H) Died In Committee
  Miles
HB 262
%
State Parks; Dept. of Wildlife, Fisheries & Parks may lease land in, and contract for services to operate Holmes County State Park.
      03/06 (H) Died In Committee
  Clark
HB 312 Law enforcement officers, fire fighters and conservation officers; legal to videotape while on duty.
      03/06 (H) Died In Committee
  Evans (91st)
HB 487
%
Hunting and fishing; revise categories and fees for resident lifetime sportsman licenses.
      03/06 (H) Died In Committee
  Sullivan
HB 690
%
Hunting and fishing licenses; authorize purchase of by any nonresident active duty military personnel at same cost as residents.
      03/06 (H) Died In Committee
  Carpenter
HB 748
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Fishing license; delete repeal date on law authorizing 3-day group pier fishing license.
      03/06 (H) Died In Committee
  Formby
HB 843 Alligators and alligator turtles; reduce penalty for hunting and trapping out of season without required permit.
      03/06 (H) Died In Committee
  Eaton
HB 863
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Hunting and fishing; create an additional category for a lifetime sportsman license.
      03/06 (H) Died In Committee
  Eaton
HB 881 Hunting; require permit to hunt deer with dogs.
      03/06 (H) Died In Committee
  Busby
HB1048 Outboard motors; require registration of with the MS Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks.
      03/06 (H) Died In Committee
  Baria
HB1077
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Slat baskets; reduce minimum size of slot openings on for trapping fish to 1-1/4 inches.
      03/06 (H) Died In Committee
  Mettetal
HB1131 Deer hunting; authorize hunter to use weapon of choice on certain private lands during primitive weapon season on deer.
      03/06 (H) Died In Committee
  McGee
HB1179 Deer; allow hunting of over bait during any open season on deer.
      03/06 (H) Died In Committee
  Eaton
HB1354 Hunting; prohibit within the city limits of certain municipalities.
      03/06 (H) Died In Committee
  Banks
HB1432 White-tailed deer farms; authorize commission on Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks to regulate.
      03/06 (H) Died In Committee
  Eure
HB1440 White-tailed deer farms; authorize commission on Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks to regulate.
      03/06 (H) Died In Committee
  Horne

 

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