Introduced by Sen. John Proos R-St. Joseph on October 4, 2011
To create a new government program that matches farmers suffering excessive crop damage from deer with hunters who want to take more antlerless deer (as already permitted in specific cases for crop damage reduction purposes). Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Outdoor Recreation & Tourism Committee on October 4, 2011
Reported in the Senate on November 29, 2011
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-4) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on January 17, 2012
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on January 17, 2012