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CS/SB 1304: Florida Black Bears

GENERAL BILL by Environmental Preservation and Conservation ; Stewart ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Torres

Florida Black Bears; Creating the “Florida Black Bear Protection Act”; prohibiting the issuance of a permit authorizing the recreational hunting of Florida black bears mothering cubs under 100 pounds; specifying a penalty for the unlawful harvesting of saw palmetto berries on state lands; prohibiting prescribed burns in certain designated habitats during specified times, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on the Environment and Natural Resources
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/28/2017 Senate • Filed
3/14/2017 Senate • Referred to Environmental Preservation and Conservation; Appropriations Subcommittee on the Environment and Natural Resources; Appropriations -SJ 184
3/15/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 184
4/14/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Environmental Preservation and Conservation, 04/19/17, 1:30 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
4/19/2017 Senate • CS by Environmental Preservation and Conservation; YEAS 4 NAYS 1 -SJ 442
4/20/2017 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
4/21/2017 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on the Environment and Natural Resources -SJ 442
4/25/2017 Senate • CS by Environmental Preservation and Conservation read 1st time -SJ 450
5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on the Environment and Natural Resources