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“No-Net-Loss” Legislation Heads to Michigan Senate!

Monday, May 21, 2007

Please Contact Your State Senator Today!

House Bill 4597, sponsored by State Representative Matthew Gillard (D-106), unanimously passed the Michigan House of Representatives (109-0) on Thursday, May 3.  HB4597 is scheduled to be heard in the State Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs on Wednesday, May 23.  This “No-Net Loss” legislation would ensure that today's total acreage of public lands open to public hunting will not be reduced.


Please contact the members of the Committee on Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs and respectfully urge them to send HB4597 on to the full State Senate for a vote.  The members of the committee are:


Senator Patricia Birkholz, Chairwoman (R-24)

(517) 373-3447



Senator Gerald Van Woerkom, Vice-Chairman (R-34)

(517) 373-1635



Senator Raymond Basham (D-8)

(517) 373-7800



Senator Bruce Patterson (R-7)

(517) 373-7350


Senator Michael Prusi (D-38)

(517) 373-7840




To find further contact information or help identifying your legislators
please use the "Write Your Representative" feature found at www.NRAILA.org.

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