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2012 Senate Bill 1350: Authorize gray wolf hunting season

Public Act 520 of 2012

  1. Introduced by Sen. Tom Casperson (R) on October 17, 2012, to authorize a gray wolf hunting season.
    • Referred to the Senate Natural Resources, Environment & Great Lakes Committee on October 17, 2012.
      • Reported in the Senate on November 27, 2012, with the recommendation that the bill pass.
    • Amendment offered by Sen. Howard Walker (R) on November 29, 2012, to create a state "wolf management advisory council". The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on November 29, 2012.
  2. Passed 23 to 15 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.
      • Reported in the House on December 4, 2012, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the House on December 11, 2012. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on December 11, 2012.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Frank Foster (R) on December 11, 2012, to add to a declaration in the bill that “the wildlife populations of the state and their habitat are of paramount importance to the citizens of this state” a clause asserting that this is also important to the state’s native American tribes. The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on December 11, 2012.
  4. Passed 66 to 43 in the House on December 12, 2012, to authorize a gray wolf hunting season.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Received by Sen. Glenn Anderson (D) on December 14, 2012.
  6. Passed 27 to 11 in the Senate on December 14, 2012, to concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  7. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on December 28, 2012.

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