The Senate Natural Resources Committee recently recommended the Senate strike a provision from HB 1227 that reduced the minimum age for youth deer hunters from 14 to 12. The Senate, on a narrow vote, passed the committee amendments. However, on Wednesday, April 1, the North Dakota House amended another youth mentor hunting bill to contain this important language that was voided from HB 1227. Senate Bill 2165, sponsored by State Senator Aaron Krauter (D-31), was amended and passed the House on a vote of 80 to 6.
This significant piece of legislation would strengthen the future of
Please contact your State Senator and respectfully urge them to support the House-amended SB 2165, and ensure