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2012 Senate Bill 1340: Increase fine for illegally shooting deer with big racks
  1. Introduced by Sen. Phil Pavlov (R) on October 17, 2012, to increase the amount of restitution a person must pay for shooting a deer out of season or without a proper license if the animal has big antlers, with the penalty amount based on how big the antlers are.
    • Referred to the Senate Outdoor Recreation & Tourism Committee on October 17, 2012.
      • Reported in the Senate on November 27, 2012, with the recommendation that the bill pass.
    • Amendment offered by Sen. Phil Pavlov (R) on November 29, 2012, to also prohibit violators from getting another hunting license for two years. The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on November 29, 2012.
  2. Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on November 29, 2012.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the House on November 29, 2012.
    • Referred to the House Natural Resources, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation Committee on November 29, 2012.

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