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2016 Legislative Session

New Bills Passed for the 2016 Legislative Session



House Bill 1116 allows ODWC to enter into agreements/easements beyond 20 years, which is now the maximum allowed. - Link (.doc)

House Bill 1654 by Rep. Wallace and Sen. Sharp. HB 1654 prohibits the waste of edible game, unless it is not fit for human consumption due to disease, injury, gunshot, or is being prepared for taxidermy.

House Bill 2637 by Rep. Wallace and McCall, Kern, and Ritze and Sen. Silk and Brecheen. Allowing suppressors on public lands for hunting and shooting. - Link (.pdf)

House Bill 2642 by Rep. Vaughan and Sen. Fields. Deletes land size restriction for special use permits on public lands.

House Bill 2646 by Rep. Wallace and Rep. Park, and Sen. Barrington. Exempting agricultural producers from burn bans under certain circumstances.