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2019 Legislation in Play (37 Items)


Senate Judiciary Committee Bill - 20190315


The bills listed below are available in PDF format here (As of 2019/02/24)

Budget Issue (1)

The proposed Fish & Wildlife budget reduces the funding for, and requires the closure of the Salisbury Fish Hatchery.


Bills Directly Pertaining to Firearms (7)

Bill #

Short Description of Bill

H.30 Confiscation of firearms for restraining order
H.90 An act relating to Hunter Education in schools
H.159 72 Hour Waiting Period For All Firearms Transfers
H.203 Prosecution if your firearms are misused
H.329 An act relating to safe storage of firearms
S.22 Two day waiting periods and mandatory firearms lockup
S.26 Prohibits manufacture of firearm by 3-D printing or sharing 3-D firearm print files


Bills Pertaining to newly passed Magazine Ban (4)

Bill # Short Description of Bill
S.1 Removal of Sunset on Out-of-State Competitors Attending Competitions with Standard Magazines
S.2 Transfer of standard magazines by will to heirs (currently prevented)
S.3 Redefine definition of "Large Capacity" to not exclude standard capacity magazines  (up to 30 rds)
S.13 Sale of standard magazines to immediate family allowed


Bills Pertaining to Hunting, Fishing & Trapping (13)

Bill # Short Description of Bill
H.56 An act relating to the use of guns suppressors for hunting
H.61 An act relating to strict liability for damages caused by domestic dogs
H.72 An act relating to fishing licenses for persons with a developmental disability
H.80 Allow Suppressors for hunting game
H.99 An act relating to the trade in covered animal parts or products
H.211 Prohibit Use of Air Guns for Taking Game
H.216 An act relating to authorizing the use of crossbows to take deer
H.308 An act relating to hunting and fishing - focus on Moose
H.357 An act relating to prohibiting wanton waste
H.410 An act relating to hunting (Bear w/dogs) and Trapping (Nuisance permit required)
H.411 An act relating to Nuisance wildlife and trapping (create a required F&W "nuisance wildlife control course"), establish threshold before a nuisance can be taken, and prohibit drowning (water traps)
S.29 An act relating to the trade in covered animal parts or products
S.48 An act relating to authorizing a person with a temporary physical disability to take game from a motor vehicle
S.97 An act relating to hearing protection while hunting


Bills of Special Interest (11)

Bill # Short Description of Bill
H.49 An act relating to municipal authority to regulate possession, use, and manufacture of knives
H.124 An act relating to switchblade knives
H.158 An act relating to standards of the care of domestic pets
H.190 Restructure of Vt Dept of Fish & Wildlife for Highly Questionable and Misguided Reasons
H.241 Allowing for Municipal Self-Governance
H.387 An act relating to enforcement of the requirements for the posting of land
S.11 Limit Vermont state senate seats to a maximum of 3 per district
S.72 An act relating to extreme risk protection orders
S.78 An act relating to lobbying reporting dates
S.106 Allowing for Municipal Self-Governance
S.107 An act relating to elections corrections


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