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SB 156: Florida Black Bears

GENERAL BILL by Stewart

Florida Black Bears; Creating the “Florida Black Bear Protection Act”; prohibiting the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission from allowing the recreational hunting of Florida black bears mothering cubs that weigh less than 100 pounds under a black bear hunting permit; prohibiting prescribed burns in certain designated habitats during specified times, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Environmental Preservation and Conservation
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Environmental Preservation and Conservation (EP)
  2. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  3. Appropriations Subcommittee on the Environment and Natural Resources (AEN)
  4. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
8/16/2017 Senate • Filed
8/28/2017 Senate • Referred to Environmental Preservation and Conservation; Criminal Justice; Appropriations Subcommittee on the Environment and Natural Resources; Appropriations -SJ 19
1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 18
3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Environmental Preservation and Conservation