Dormant Bills for the 2015 Legislative Session


Senate
Senate Bill 532 by Sen. Shortey. Changes the effective date for fiscal year hunting and fishing licenses to expire one year from date of purchase rather than June 30. Bill goes dormant in the Senate Tourism and Wildlife Committee.
Senate Bill 555 by Sen. Shortey. Allows suppressors for hunting on public lands. Bill goes dormant in the Senate Tourism and Wildlife Committee.
Senate Bill 632 by Sen. Silk. Provides that full-time students at any institution of higher education qualify for resident annual hunting and fishing licenses. Bill goes dormant in the Senate Tourism and Wildlife Committee.
Senate Bill 633 by Sen. Silk. Allows the use of a leashed tracking dog on public and private lands to recover wounded game. Bill fails in the Senate Tourism and Wildlife Committee.
Senate Bill 649 by Sen. Allen. Removes posting requirements for trapping on private land. Bill goes dormant in the Senate Tourism and Wildlife Committee.
Senate Bill 776 by Sen. Bass. Modifying provisions relating to commercial wildlife breeder’s licenses. Bill goes dormant in the Senate Tourism and Wildlife Committee.

 

House
House Bill 1068 by Rep. Bobby Cleveland. Would allow night-time hunting of feral hogs with landowner permission and require that hunters register prior to hunting through the Department’s website. Bill goes dormant in the House Wildlife Committee.
House Bill 1104 by Rep. Scott Biggs. Modifying provisions relating to Feral swine. Passed by the Agriculture and Rural Development Committee. Bill fails 42-58 in the full House.
House Bill 1373 by Rep. Strohm. Providing additional exemptions from annual hunting and fishing licenses for children and surviving spouses of deceased disabled veterans and residents who have received a Gold Star Lapel button from the Dept. of Defense. Bill goes dormant in the House Wildlife Committee.
House Bill 1465 by Rep. Wallace. Shell bill relating to the Wildlife Department. Bill goes dormant in the House Rules Committee.
House Bill 1485 by Rep. Leewright. Providing that any physically disabled person, including but not limited to disabled veterans who are permanently or temporarily nonambulatory, may hunt from a motorized vehicle if they purchase a $20 permit from the Department which is valid for 5 years. Bill goes dormant in the House Wildlife Committee.
House Bill 1565 by Rep. Biggs. Shell bill relating to wildlife tagging. Bill goes dormant in the House Rules Committee.
House Bill 1654 by Rep. Vaughan. Creating a hunting guide license and providing for exemptions. Bill fails in the House Wildlife Committee.
House Bill 1713 by Rep. Cox. Allowing for the posting of property with purple paint. Bill goes dormant in the Agriculture and Rural Development Committee.
House Bill 1787 by Rep. Shelton. Prohibiting the sale of rhino horn and providing penalties for enforcement by the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation. Bill fails in the House Wildlife Committee.

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