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2011 Senate Bill 412: Revise wild turkey license revenue allocation

Public Act 81 of 2012

Introduced by Sen. Darwin Booher (R) on June 7, 2011
To revise the allocation of wild turkey hunting license fee revenue to allow using it to create and manage wild turkey habitat on state land, do annual wild turkey population surveys, and random disease testing, with the money allocated on a per-acre basis as much as possible (rather than mostly spent in just a few areas).   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Outdoor Recreation & Tourism Committee on June 7, 2011
Reported in the Senate on October 11, 2011
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on October 25, 2011
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on October 25, 2011
Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on October 26, 2011.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To revise the allocation of wild turkey hunting license fee revenue. The bill would allow using it to create and manage wild turkey habitat, do annual wild turkey population surveys, and random disease testing. The money would have to be spent on state forest and game areas, national forestland and private land, rather than all just on state land.
Received in the House on October 26, 2011
Referred to the House Natural Resources, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation Committee on October 26, 2011
Reported in the House on March 6, 2012
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on March 27, 2012
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on March 27, 2012
Received in the Senate on March 29, 2012
Passed 37 to 0 in the Senate on March 29, 2012.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on April 10, 2012

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