Agriculture & Outdoor Recreation
- Stefano Bill Establishing Restricted Fund for ATV Activities Set for Enactment July 13, 2016
- Senate Approves Stefano Bill to Allow Game Commission to Establish Fees for Hunting and Fur-Taking Licenses June 23, 2016
- Capitol Hunger Garden Opens for 7th Season May 11, 2016
- Senate Votes to Restore Wolf’s Cuts to Schools, Agriculture March 16, 2016
- Horse Racing Industry Measure Headed to Governor February 10, 2016
- Senators to Offer Supplemental Funding Measure for Agriculture Programs January 21, 2016
- Senate Ag Committee to Consider Industrial Hemp Bill October 26, 2015
- Senate Passes Legislation to Establish Restricted Fund for ATV Activities October 13, 2015
- Gordner Legislation to Strengthen the Family Farm Passes Committee April 15, 2015
- Act 76 of 2015 allows for the use of a motorized wheelchair by permanently disabled hunters, and provides permits for individuals with disabilities.
- Act 92 of 2016 establishes an agricultural pilot program for industrial hemp research.
- Act 97 of 2016 (Stefano) ensures that funds received through the registration, certification and enforcement of all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) in Pennsylvania are used specifically to support ATV activities.
- Senate Bill 352 (Vogel) makes substantial regulatory changes necessary to protect and bolster Pennsylvania’s horse racing industry.
- Senate Bill 356 ( Folmer) amends the Local Tax Enabling Act to further provide for filings and quarterly payments of the local earned income tax by persons who make their living from farming.
- Senate Bill 737 (Hutchinson) allows for the limited use of semi-automatic sporting rifles for hunting coyotes and woodchucks.
- Senate Bill 1065 (Scavello) adds falconry to the list of exemptions for Sunday hunting.
- Senate Bill 1166 (Stefano) gives the Pennsylvania Game Commission the authority to establish the fees that it charges for licenses.
- Senate Bill 1168 (Eichelberger) gives the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission the authority to establish the fees that it charges for licenses.
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