Dormant bills for the 2013 Legislative Session

updated May 07, 2013 08:51 AM

 

 

Dormant Senate Bills
Senate Bill 16 by Sen. Allen and Rep. Bennett. Exempts existing lifetime license holders from having to buy a bear license. Title stricken and passed by the Senate. Bill goes dormant in the House Appropriations and Budget Committee, Subcommittee on Natural Resources.
Senate Bill 40 by Sen. Ivester and Rep. Dorman. Exempts persons participating in events sponsored by non-profit groups from having to purchase a Conservation Passport for events held at Wildlife Department-owned areas. Passed by the Senate. Bill goes dormant in the House Agriculture and Wildlife Committee.
Senate Bill 121 by Sen. Anderson. Shell bill relating to the Wildlife Conservation Commission. Bill goes dormant in the Senate Rules Committee.
Senate Bill 178 by Sen. David and Rep. Osborn. Requiring the Department of Agriculture to license and inspect exotic cat ownership. Bill goes dormant awaiting action in the Senate.
Senate Bill 198 by Sen. Burrage and Rep. Brown. Limiting landowner liability for landowners who charge for hunting and fishing leases. Bill goes dormant in the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Senate Bill 209 by Sen. Anderson. Shell bill relating to the Wildlife Department’s retirement plan. Bill goes dormant in the Senate Tourism and Wildlife Committee.
Senate Bill 216 by Sen. Fields and Rep. Vaughan. Requiring hunting guides to possess a hunting guide license. Passed by the Senate. Amended and passed by the House Appropriations and Budget Committee. Bill now goes dormant awaiting action by the full House for consideration.
Senate Bill 236 by Sen. Simpson and Rep. Ownbey. Establishing a two-day gun season the weekend prior to the regular gun season for resident veterans who have been honorably discharged; providing that they can hunt without a license. Bill goes dormant in the Senate Tourism and Wildlife Committee.
Senate Bill 349 by Sen. Anderson. Requiring the Wildlife Department to reimburse license fees for honorably discharged resident veterans. Bill goes dormant in the Senate Tourism and Wildlife Committee.
Senate Bill 770 by Sen. Sparks and Rep. Armes. Repealing certain license/tagging requirements for commercial hunt areas. Title struck and passed by the Senate. Bill goes dormant in the House Administrative Rules, Government Oversight and Repealer Comittee.
Senate Bill 812 by Sen. Newberry. Shell bill relating to the office of the director of the Wildlife Department. Bill goes dormant in the Senate Rules Committee.
Senate Bill 875 by Sen. Marlatt and Rep. Sanders. Specifically adding elk to the list of nuisance wildlife species that the Wildlife Department can issue depredation tags to control. Passed by the Senate. Bill assigned to the House Agriculture and Wildlife Committee.
 
Dormant House Bills
House Bill 1073 by Rep. Renegar. Limiting Wildlife Commission authority to establish deer hunting regulations east of I35. Bill goes dormant in the House Agriculture and Wildlife Committee.
House Bill 1074 by Rep. Renegar. Requiring certain check stations be available east of I35. Bill goes dormant in the House Agriculture and Wildlife Committee.
House Bill 1244 by Reps. Steve Martin and Sherrer and Sen Brown. Creating a one-day non-resident fishing license and creating a nuisance wildlife control license. Passed by the House. Passed by the Senate Tourism and Wildlife Committee. Bill fails in the Senate.
House Bill 1500 by Rep. Smalley and Sen. Brooks. Allows all resident veterans who have been honorably discharged to buy a lifetime combination hunting and fishing license for $200. Passed by the House Veterans and Military Affairs Committee. Bill goes dormant.
House Bill 1595 by Rep. Vaughan and Sen. Fields. Increasing residency requirements for lifetime licenses. Passed by the House. Bill passed by  the Senate Tourism and Wildlife Committee Bill goes dormant after failing a vote in the Senate. 
House Bill 1596 by Rep. Vaughan and Sen. Fields. Modifying residency definitions and proof of residency for obtaining hunting and fishing licenses. Passed by the House. Passed by the Senate Tourism and Wildlife Committee. Bill goes dormant after failing in the Senate.
House Bill 1650 by Rep. Jordan. Shell bill relating to the wildlife conservation code. Bill goes dormant.
House Bill 1654 by Rep. Biggs. Shell bill creating the game and fish policy act. Bill goes dormant.
House Bill 1778 by Rep. Russ. Allowing nonhunting use of Wildlife Department owned wildlife management areas during all hunting seasons. Bill goes dormant in  the House Rules Committee.
House Bill 1925 Rep. DeWitt. Adjusts fee for disability hunting and fishing license from $10 for a five-year license to $25 for a five-year license. Passed by the House Agriculture and Wildlife Committee. Bill now goes dormant.
House Bill 1926 by Rep. DeWitt. Increasing nonresident deer license fees to $350 per season. Passed by the House Agriculture and Wildlife Committee. Bill now goes dormant.
House Bill 1977 by Rep. Wood. Adjusting controlled hunt application fees from $5 per person to $5 per category. Now assigned goes dormant.
House Bill 2122 by Rep. Sean Roberts. Shell bill creating the wildlife reform act. Bill goes dormant.
House Bill 2155 by Rep. Hickman. Shell bill enacting the hunting act of 2013. Bill goes dormant.
House Bill 2272 by Rep. Nollan. Shell bill relating to the wildlife policy act. Bill goes dormant.
House Bill 1981 by Rep. Wood. Eliminating the five-day nonresident hunting license and creating a $30 one-day non-resident hunting license. Passed by the House Agriculture and Wildlife Committee. Bill voted down 47-44 and goes dormant after motion to reconsider expires.