SB 46/AB 82: Expand Outdoor Opportunities for Disabled Veterans and Purple Heart Recipients.
This bill is:
February 15, 2017
Wisconsin currently honors the sacrifice of our resident disabled veterans by offering reduced rates for fishing and hunting licenses. In addition, Wisconsin exempts anyone in active service with the U.S. Armed Forces from the current cumulative preference system for awarding wild turkey tags when there are more requests than those available. SB 46 & AB 82 would allow disabled veterans and recipients of the Purple Heart to qualify for the exemption from the cumulative preference system when seeking wild turkey licenses and tags so they can take advantage of Wisconsin's sporting heritage and opportunities
SB 46 was introduced and referred to the Senate Committee on Sporting Heritage, Mining, and Forestry. AB 82 was introduced and referred to the Assembly Committee on Natural Resources and Sporting Heritage. Both bills are available to be scheduled for a public hearing.
Full Vote Data
Assembly: Awaiting Action
Senate: Awaiting Action
Governor: Awaiting Action
Citizen Action Needed
Contact your legislators and ask them to support SB 46 & AB 82.