Bill Summary for S 677 (2017-2018)

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Jun 6 2017

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View NCGA Bill Details2017-2018 Session
Senate Bill 677 (Public) Filed Tuesday, June 6, 2017
AN ACT TO AMEND THE NORTH CAROLINA CONSTITUTION TO PROTECT THE RIGHT TO HUNT, FISH, AND HARVEST WILDLIFE.
Intro. by Britt, Brock, Sanderson.

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Subject to approval by voters at the statewide election in November of 2018, adds new Section 38 to Article I of the North Carolina Constitution giving the people of the state a right to hunt, fish, and harvest wildlife, subject only to laws enacted by the General Assembly and rules adopted according to authority granted by the General Assembly to (1) promote wildlife conservation and management and (2) preserve the future of hunting and fishing. Makes public hunting and fishing a preferred means of managing and controlling wildlife. If approved, effective upon certification of the amendment to the Secretary of State.

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