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2017 Senate Bill 316: Repeal frog hunting restrictions

Public Act 20 of 2017

Introduced by Sen. Darwin Booher (R) on April 25, 2017
To repeal restrictions on hunting or collecting frogs for non-commercial purposes. The repealed provisions make it illegal to take or kill any species of frogs from November 16 until the Friday before black bass season opens the following year, and or spearing frogs at any time at light using lanterns. See also House Bill 5200, which bans catching frogs for commercial purposes.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Natural Resources Committee on April 25, 2017
Reported in the Senate on May 25, 2017
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Received in the House on June 8, 2017
Referred to the House Natural Resources Committee on June 8, 2017
Reported in the House on November 1, 2017
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the Senate on December 6, 2017
Passed 30 to 8 in the Senate on February 1, 2018.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To repeal restrictions on hunting or collecting frogs for non-commercial purposes. The repealed provisions make it illegal to take or kill any species of frogs from November 16 until the Friday before black bass season opens the following year, and or spearing frogs at any time at light using lanterns. See also House Bill 5200.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on February 14, 2018

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