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SB 134: Florida Black Bears


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 Florida black bear hunting permit; 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: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Environment and Natural Resources
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Environment and Natural Resources (EN)
  2. Agriculture (AG)
  3. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  4. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/6/2018 Senate • Filed
1/10/2019 Senate • Referred to Environment and Natural Resources; Agriculture; Criminal Justice; Rules -SJ 42
3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 42
5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Environment and Natural Resources