Records, wildlife
RECORDS – Amends existing law to provide an exemption from disclosure for certain records regarding wildlife.

RS30867 / H0404

The intent of this bill is to prevent individuals from obtaining the precise location of wildlife through a public records request for purposes of unfair chase, hunter harassment, or other inappropriate uses.

This legislation has no impact on any appropriated funds.

Bill Events
Date Description
01/18 Introduced, read first time, referred to JRA for Printing
01/19 Reported Printed and Referred to Resources & Conservation
01/30 Reported out of Committee with Do Pass Recommendation, Filed for Second Reading
01/31 Read second time; Filed for Third Reading
02/01 Read Third Time in Full – PASSED - 56-12-2
AYES – Allgood, Andrus, Barbieri, Berch, Blanksma, Boyle, Bundy, Burns, Cannon, Cheatum, Chew(Wilson), Clow, Cornilles, Crane(12), Crane(13), Dixon(1), Dixon(24), Durrant, Ehlers, Erickson, Furniss, Galaviz, Gallagher, Gannon, Garner, Green, Handy, Healey, Hill, Holtzclaw, Lanting, Manwaring, Mathias, McCann, Mendive, Mickelsen, Miller, Mitchell, Monks, Nash(Coberly), Necochea, Nelsen, Petzke, Pickett, Raybould, Raymond, Roberts, Rubel, Sauter, Shepherd, Vander Woude, Weber, Wheeler, Wroten, Yamamoto, Mr. Speaker
NAYS – Alfieri, Ehardt, Hawkins, Kingsley, Lambert, Price, Redman, Scott, Skaug, Tanner, Wisniewski, Young
Absent – Horman, Palmer
Floor Sponsor - Petzke
Title apvd - to Senate
02/02 Received from the House passed; filed for first reading
02/02 Introduced, read first time; referred to: Resources & Environment
02/15 Reported out of Committee with Do Pass Recommendation; Filed for second reading
02/16 Read second time; filed for Third Reading
02/29 Read third time in full – PASSED - 29-6-0
AYES – Adams, Anthon, Bernt, Bjerke, Burtenshaw, Cook, Den Hartog, Grow, Guthrie, Harris, Hartgen, Just, Lakey, Lee, Lent, Moser(Semmelroth), Okuniewicz, Rabe, Ricks, Ruchti, Schroeder, Taylor, Toews, Trakel, VanOrden, Ward-Engelking, Winder, Wintrow, Zuiderveld
NAYS – Foreman, Forsmann(Carlson), Hart, Herndon, Lenney, Nichols
Absent and excused – None
Floor Sponsor - Harris
Title apvd - to House
03/01 Returned from Senate Passed; to JRA for Enrolling
03/04 Reported Enrolled; Signed by Speaker; Transmitted to Senate
03/04 Received from the House enrolled/signed by Speaker
03/04 Signed by President; returned to House
03/05 Returned Signed by the President; Ordered Transmitted to Governor
03/06 Delivered to Governor at 11:15 a.m. on March 5, 2024
03/12 Reported Signed by Governor on March 11, 2024
Session Law Chapter 25
Effective: 07/01/2024