September 28, 2017 update: Keep the ball rolling!
We had a great public hearing last week for outdoor related bills. Please follow this up by contacting the committee chairs and also your state representative and senator, ask them to vote favorably on all of the GOAL legislation heard that day.
GOAL Legislative Alert: Please attend important public hearing on September 18, 2017 at MA Division of Fisheries and Wildlife, 1 Rabbit Hill Rd, Westborough, MA 01581
September 11, 2017.
GOAL has confirmed that the Joint Committee on the Environment & Natural Resources has scheduled an important public hearing at the headquarters for the MA Division of Fisheries and Wildlife, on Monday, September 18, 2017, beginning at 11:00 AM.
There will be many pieces of hunting and outdoor related legislation heard, including GOAL’s Outdoor Heritage Act (S.437)
If you would like to see any of these bills become law, it is critically important for you to provide your in person support at this hearing.
For more about this legislation, please see our Outdoor Heritage page linked above.
Legislation to be heard
|S.407||An Act relative to agricultural composting programs||Harriette L. Chandler|
|S.428||An Act to enhance the management of problem wildlife||Anne M. Gobi|
|S.429||An Act relative to the use of crossbows in hunting||Anne M. Gobi|
|S.430||An Act relative to the use of artificial lights in hunting||Anne M. Gobi|
|S.431||An Act relative to the moose population in the Commonwealth||Anne M. Gobi|
|S.432||An Act relative to the use of shotguns||Anne M. Gobi|
|S.433||An Act expanding the powers of the director of Fisheries and Wildlife||Anne M. Gobi|
|S.435||An Act relative to hunting near a dwelling||Anne M. Gobi|
|S.437||An Act relative to outdoor heritage||Anne M. Gobi|
|S.445||An Act relative to Sunday hunting||Donald F. Humason, Jr.|
|S.446||An Act relative to the use of shotguns for hunting||Donald F. Humason, Jr.|
|S.447||An Act relative to the use of crossbows in hunting||Donald F. Humason, Jr.|
|H.415||An Act relative to bow hunting for deer in Wompatuck State Park||David F. DeCoste|
|H.420||An Act expanding the powers of the Director of Fisheries and Wildlife||Paul K. Frost|
|H.421||An Act relative to beavers||Paul K. Frost|
|H.442||An Act conserving our natural resources||Stephen Kulik|
|H.453||An Act relative to the use of shotguns||David K. Muradian, Jr.|
|H.456||An Act concerning the trapping of fur-bearing mammals||David M. Nangle|
|H.469||An Act authorizing the use of bow and arrows for Sunday hunting||William M. Straus|
|H.470||An Act authorizing permitting by the Massachusetts Department of Fish and Game||William M. Straus|
|H.473||An Act relative to hunting with artificial light||David T. Vieira|
|H.3563||An Act relative to the control of furbearing mammals||Carolyn C. Dykema|