Tracking List: Fish & Boat


HB80 (T) - An Act amending the act of February 14, 2008 (P.L.6, No.3), known as the Right-to-Know Law, in procedure, further providing for exceptions for public records.
Sponsor: Rep. Clint Owlett (R)
Summary: (PN 69) Amends the Act the Right-to-Know Law, in procedure, provides for a requester to request a record of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission's noncriminal investigations. Effective immediately.
Bill Text: Text - Printer's No. 69 -  HTML  PDF 
Bill History:
03/07/2023 
H - Introduced

03/07/2023 
H - Referred to - House Game & Fisheries

HB365 (T) - An Act amending Title 30 (Fish) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in fishing licenses, further providing for exemptions from license requirements.
Sponsor: Rep. Ed Neilson (D)
Summary: (PN 332) Amends Title 30 (Fish), in fishing licenses, further providing for exemptions from license requirements by adding language to provide for therapeutic recreation. Effective in 60 days.
Bill Text: Text - Printer's No. 332 -  HTML  PDF 
House Fiscal Note - Printer's No. 332 -  PDF 
Bill History:
03/14/2023 
H - Introduced

03/14/2023 
H - Referred to - House Game & Fisheries

04/25/2023 
H - First consideration

04/25/2023 
H - Laid on the table

04/25/2023 
H - Reported as committed - House Game & Fisheries

05/03/2023 
H - Removed from table

05/22/2023 
H - Second consideration

05/22/2023 
H - Re-committed to - House Appropriations

05/23/2023 
H - Re-reported as committed - House Appropriations

05/23/2023 
H - Third consideration and final passage

06/02/2023 
S - Referred to - Senate Game & Fisheries

HB423 (T) - An Act amending the act of November 26, 1978 (P.L.1375, No.325), known as the Dam Safety and Encroachments Act, further providing for permit issuance and conditions and for enforcement orders.
Sponsor: Rep. Joe Hamm (R)
Summary: (PN 390) Amends the Dam Safety and Encroachments Act, further providing for permit issuance and conditions and for enforcement orders. Provides the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) shall have no authority or jurisdiction related to stream maintenance or clearing activities within Pennsylvania. Further provides that no approval or authorization from the PFBC shall be required for any stream maintenance or clearing activities within Pennsylvania. The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) may not delegate its authority related to stream maintenance or clearing activities to the PFBC. Provides nothing in this act shall be construed to prevent the PFBC from being involved in an advisory capacity with permits and plans regarding the construction or installation of new bridges or culverts. Establishes PFBC may only enforce its stream maintenance or clearing activities when there is a potential violation under 30 Pa.C.S. (relating to fish) due to a person not having a valid permit or conducting an activity that was not authorized by the permit. Further provides PFBC shall not find that a stream maintenance or clearing activity violates 30 Pa.C.S. if the stream maintenance or clearing activity is general maintenance of a bridge or culvert. Provides PFBC shall not enforce a penalty for a violation under 30 Pa.C.S. until PFBC contacts DEP and the relevant county conservation district to ensure that the stream maintenance or clearing activity was not authorized by a valid permit. Effective in 60 days.
Bill Text: Text - Printer's No. 390 -  HTML  PDF 
Bill History:
03/15/2023 
H - Introduced

03/15/2023 
H - Referred to - House Game & Fisheries

HB523 (T) - An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, in personal income tax, further providing for operational provisions and providing for contributions for Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission and Pennsylvania Game Commission.
Sponsor: Rep. Ed Neilson (D)
Summary: (PN 491) Amends Tax Reform Code, in personal income tax, further providing for operational provisions and providing for contributions for the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission and the Pennsylvania Game Commission. Provides each entity receiving money shall report annually to the respective committees of the House of Representatives and Senate that have jurisdiction over the appropriation matters on the amount received via the checkoff plan and how the funds were utilized. Further provides the Department of Revenue (DOR) to provide a space on the Pennsylvania individual income tax return whereby an individual may voluntarily designate a contribution for the Pennsylvania fish and wildlife management. Directs the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission and Pennsylvania Game Commission to report annually to the respective committees of the House of Representatives and Senate that have jurisdiction over fishing and game matters on the amount received via the checkoff plan and how the funds were utilized. Effective in 90 days.
Bill Text: Text - Printer's No. 491 -  HTML  PDF 
Bill History:
03/17/2023 
H - Introduced

03/17/2023 
H - Referred to - House Finance

HB877 (T) - An Act amending Titles 30 (Fish) and 34 (Game) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in fishing licenses, providing for active duty military fishing reciprocity and for disabled veteran annual fishing license reciprocity; and, in hunting and furtaking licenses, providing for active duty military hunting reciprocity and for disabled veteran annual hunting license reciprocity.
Sponsor: Rep. Christopher Pielli (D)
Summary: (PN 853) Amends Title 30 (Fish) and 34 (Game), providing for active duty military fishing reciprocity and for disabled veteran annual fishing license reciprocity; and, in hunting and furtaking licenses, providing for active duty military hunting reciprocity and for disabled veteran annual hunting license reciprocity. Provides that any person who possesses a valid and lawfully issued active duty military fishing license or permit issued under the laws of another state may fish in any of the waters of the commonwealth or in any boundary waters if the state provides a reciprocal privilege for a nonresident individual on active duty in the armed forces of the U.S. and the attorney general determines that the fishing laws of the state are similar to the fishing laws of the commonwealth. Further provides that any person who possesses a valid and lawfully issued disabled veteran annual fishing license or permit issued under the laws of another state may fish in any of the waters of the commonwealth or in any boundary waters if the state provides a reciprocal privilege for individuals possessing a disabled veteran annual fishing license and the attorney general determines that the fishing laws of the state are similar to the fishing laws of the commonwealth. Provides that any person who possesses a valid and lawfully issued active duty military hunting license or permit may hunt in the commonwealth if the state provides a reciprocal privilege for individuals possessing an active duty military hunting license and the attorney general determines that the hunting laws of the state are similar to the hunting laws of the commonwealth. Further provides that any person who possesses a valid and lawfully issued disabled veteran annual hunting license or permit issued under the laws of another state may hunt in the commonwealth if the state provides a reciprocal privilege for individuals possessing a disabled veteran annual hunting license and the attorney general determines that the hunting laws of the state are similar to the hunting laws of the commonwealth. Effective in 60 days.
Bill Text: House Fiscal Note - Printer's No. 853 -  PDF 
Text - Printer's No. 853 -  HTML  PDF 
Bill History:
04/10/2023 
H - Introduced

04/10/2023 
H - Referred to - House Game & Fisheries

04/25/2023 
H - First consideration

04/25/2023 
H - Laid on the table

04/25/2023 
H - Reported as committed - House Game & Fisheries

05/03/2023 
H - Removed from table

05/22/2023 
H - Second consideration

05/22/2023 
H - Re-committed to - House Appropriations

05/23/2023 
H - Re-reported as committed - House Appropriations

05/23/2023 
H - Third consideration and final passage

06/02/2023 
S - Referred to - Senate Game & Fisheries

HB1031 (Chapter 6) (T) - An Act designating the boat access located on the West Branch of the Susquehanna River in Muncy Creek Township, Lycoming County, as the Representative Garth Everett Muncy Access Area.
Sponsor: Rep. Joe Hamm (R)
Summary: (PN 1047) Act designating the boat access located on the West Branch of the Susquehanna River in Muncy Creek Township, Lycoming County, as the Representative Garth Everett Muncy Access Area. Directs the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) to erect and maintain appropriate signs displaying the name of the boat access. Effective in 60 days.
Bill Text: House Fiscal Note - Printer's No. 1047 -  PDF 
Text - Printer's No. 1047 -  HTML  PDF 
Bill History:
04/28/2023 
H - Introduced

04/28/2023 
H - Referred to - House Transportation

05/03/2023 
H - Reported as committed - House Transportation

05/03/2023 
H - First consideration

05/03/2023 
H - Laid on the table

05/23/2023 
H - Removed from table

05/24/2023 
H - Second consideration

05/24/2023 
H - Re-committed to - House Appropriations

06/05/2023 
H - Re-reported as committed - House Appropriations

06/05/2023 
H - Third consideration and final passage

06/06/2023 
S - Referred to - Senate Game & Fisheries

06/20/2023 
S - First consideration

06/20/2023 
S - Reported as committed - Senate Game & Fisheries

06/21/2023 
S - Second consideration

06/30/2023 
S - Third consideration and final passage

06/30/2023 
H - Signed in House

06/30/2023 
S - Signed in Senate

07/03/2023 
G - Presented to the Governor

07/11/2023 
G - Approved by the Governor Act 6

HB1409 (T) - An Act amending Title 30 (Fish) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, further providing for power to set fees; and, in fishing licenses, further providing for license, permit and issuing agent fees.
Sponsor: Rep. Anita Astorino Kulik (D)
Summary: (PN 1577) Amends Title 30 (Fish), in Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, provides the commission the authority to establish license and permit fees until July 15, 2035. Effective in 60 days.
Bill Text: Text - Printer's No. 1577 -  HTML  PDF 
House Fiscal Note - Printer's No. 1577 -  PDF 
Bill History:
06/14/2023 
H - Introduced

06/14/2023 
H - Referred to - House Game & Fisheries

06/28/2023 
H - First consideration

06/28/2023 
H - Re-committed to - House Rules

06/28/2023 
H - Reported as committed - House Game & Fisheries

09/22/2023 
H - Re-reported as committed - House Rules

09/22/2023 
H - Laid on the table

09/22/2023 
H - Removed from table

09/26/2023 
H - Second consideration

09/26/2023 
H - Re-committed to - House Appropriations

09/27/2023 
H - Re-reported as committed - House Appropriations

09/27/2023 
H - Third consideration and final passage

10/04/2023 
S - Referred to - Senate Game & Fisheries

02/08/2024 
S - Discussed during public hearing - Senate Game & Fisheries

02/27/2024 
S - Discussed during budget hearing with the PA Fish and Boat Commission and PA Game Commission - Senate Appropriations


03/19/2024 
H - Discussed during informational meeting - House Game & Fisheries

03/20/2024 
S - Voted Favorably From Committee - Senate Game & Fisheries

03/20/2024 
S - Reported as committed - Senate Game & Fisheries

03/20/2024 
S - First consideration

04/09/2024 
S - Second consideration

04/09/2024 
S - Re-referred to - Senate Appropriations

HB1508 (T) - An Act amending Titles 30 (Fish) and 34 (Game) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, further providing for organization of commission; and, in Pennsylvania Game Commission, further providing for organization of commission.
Sponsor: Rep. David M. Maloney (R)
Summary: (PN 1724) Amends Titles 30 (Fish) and 34 (Game), in Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, further providing for organization of commission; and, in Pennsylvania Game Commission, further providing for organization of commission. Removes language related to the consent of a majority of the members elected to the Senate for the appointment of the ten citizens to the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat commission and replaces it with for each each district. Provides the member requirements and outlines the appointment process. Adds further definitions. Effective in 60 days.
Bill Text: Text - Printer's No. 1724 -  HTML  PDF 
Bill History:
06/26/2023 
H - Introduced

06/26/2023 
H - Referred to - House Game & Fisheries

03/19/2024 
H - Discussed during informational meeting - House Game & Fisheries

HB1775 (T) - An Act authorizing the release of Project 70 restrictions on certain land owned by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission in Overfield Township, Wyoming County.
Sponsor: Rep. Tina Pickett (R)
Summary: (PN 2180) Act authorizing the release of Project 70 restrictions on certain land owned by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission in Overfield Township, Wyoming County. Authorizes the release of Project 70 restrictions on certain land owned by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) in Overfield Township, Wyoming County. Defines the parcels of land to be released from Project 70 restrictions. Establishes all proceeds from the sale of the property described in subsection (b) will be deposited into a restricted revenue account within the Fish Fund and used for the acquisition of lands meeting the standards for acquisition described in section 18(b) of the Project 70 Land Acquisition and Borrowing Act. Effective immediately.
Bill Text: Text - Printer's No. 2180 -  HTML  PDF 
Bill History:
10/19/2023 
H - Introduced

10/19/2023 
H - Referred to - House State Government

HB1858 (T) - An Act amending Title 30 (Fish) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, further providing for Boating Advisory Board.
Sponsor: Rep. David M. Delloso (D)
Summary: (PN 2330) Amends Title 30 (Fish), in Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, further providing for Boating Advisory Board to assert that the board shall consist of the secretary of conservation and natural resources, or a designee of the secretary, and the two at-large members of the commission. Removes certain language providing for officers. Effective in 60 days.
Bill Text: Text - Printer's No. 2330 -  HTML  PDF 
Text - Printer's No. 2334 -  HTML  PDF 
Text - Corrective Reprint -
Bill History:
11/15/2023 
H - Introduced

11/16/2023 
H - Referred to - House Game & Fisheries

03/19/2024 
H - Discussed during informational meeting - House Game & Fisheries

HB2209 (T) - An Act amending Title 30 (Fish) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in dams, bar racks and migration devices, further providing for marking of dams.
Sponsor: Rep. Natalie Mihalek (R)
Summary: (PN 2931) Amends Title 30 (Fish), in dams, bar racks and migration devices, further providing for marking of dams. Makes technical and specification changes. Provides for the online publication of the list compiled and maintained by the department under subsection (b) and a map of the commonwealth to show the locations of all run-of-the-river dams within the commonwealth. Redefines “run-of-the-river dam” to eliminate qualifications. Effective in 60 days.
Bill Text: Text - Printer's No. 2931 -  HTML  PDF 
Bill History:
04/12/2024 
H - Introduced

04/15/2024 
H - Referred to - House Game & Fisheries

HCO2894 (T) - Designating April as Low Head Dam Public Safety Awareness Month
Sponsor: Rep. Natalie Mihalek (R)
Summary: Resolution designating April as Low Head Dam Public Safety Awareness Month in Pennsylvania.
Bill Text: 03/27/2024 - Text -
Bill History:
03/27/2024 
H - Cosponsor memo filed

03/27/2024 
H - Introduced HR363

HCO3284 (T) - Addressing the Issue of Abandoned and Derelict Boats
Sponsor: Rep. Anita Astorino Kulik (D)
Summary: Aims to increase the penalty for abandoning a boat from a summary offense to a third-degree misdemeanor.
Bill Text: 05/16/2024 - Text -
Bill History:
05/16/2024 
H - Cosponsor memo filed

HCO3405 (T) - Non-Motor-Powered Boat Registration, Launch Permit and License Exemption
Sponsor: Rep. Stephanie Borowicz (R)
Summary: Aims to remove bureaucratic red tape, regulation and unnecessary licenses from PA boat registration, launch permits and license exemptions.
Bill Text: 06/17/2024 - Text -
Bill History:
06/17/2024 
H - Cosponsor memo filed

SB138 (T) - An Act amending Title 30 (Fish) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in fishing licenses, further providing for disabled veterans and former prisoners of war; and making an editorial change.
Sponsor: Sen. Doug Mastriano (R)
Summary: (PN 153) Amends Title 30 (Fish), in fishing licenses, providing free resident fishing licenses for first responders who have a disability incurred in the line of duty that prevents substantial employment and meets certain qualifications. Effective in 60 days.
Bill Text: Text - Printer's No. 153 -  HTML  PDF 
Bill History:
01/30/2023 
S - Introduced

01/30/2023 
S - Referred to - Senate Game & Fisheries

SB146 (Chapter 1) (T) - An Act amending Title 30 (Fish) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in fishing licenses, further providing for exemptions from license requirements.
Sponsor: Sen. Jim R. Brewster (D)
Summary: (PN 120) Amends Title 30 (Fish), in fishing licenses, further providing for exemptions from license requirements. Provides that a participant in a therapeutic recreation program shall not be required to possess a fishing license while participating in the education program provided that the program meets the standards established by the executive director and is under the direct supervision of an instructor who possesses a valid fishing license and the program sponsor applied for and received the written permission of the executive director. Effective in 60 days.
Bill Text: Senate Fiscal Note - Printer's No. 120 -  PDF 
Text - Printer's No. 120 -  HTML  PDF 
03/18/2024 - House Fiscal Note -  PDF 
Bill History:
01/19/2023 
S - Introduced

01/19/2023 
S - Referred to - Senate Game & Fisheries

05/02/2023 
S - First consideration

05/02/2023 
S - Reported as committed - Senate Game & Fisheries

05/09/2023 

06/26/2023 
S - Re-reported as committed - Senate Rules & Executive Nominations

06/27/2023 
S - Second consideration

06/27/2023 
S - Re-referred to - Senate Appropriations

06/28/2023 
S - Re-reported as committed - Senate Appropriations

06/30/2023 
S - Third consideration and final passage

07/05/2023 
H - Referred to - House Game & Fisheries

10/02/2023 
H - Reported as committed - House Game & Fisheries

10/02/2023 
H - First consideration

10/02/2023 
H - Laid on the table


12/12/2023 
H - Removed from table

12/13/2023 
H - Second consideration

12/13/2023 
H - Re-committed to - House Appropriations

03/18/2024 
H - Voted Favorably From Committee - House Appropriations

03/18/2024 
H - Re-reported as committed - House Appropriations

03/18/2024 
H - Laid out for discussion

03/18/2024 
H - Third consideration and final passage 

03/18/2024 
S - Signed in Senate

03/19/2024 
H - Signed in House

03/20/2024 
G - Presented to the Governor

03/28/2024 
G - Approved by the Governor - Act 1

SB411 (T) - An Act amending Title 30 (Fish) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in fishing licenses, further providing for disabled veterans and former prisoners of war and for deployed Pennsylvania National Guard members and repealing provisions relating to reserve component of armed forces members.
Sponsor: Sen. Tracy Pennycuick (R)
Summary: (PN 360) Amends Title 30 (Fish), in fishing licenses, further providing for disabled veterans and former prisoners of war and for deployed Pennsylvania National Guard members. Removes language providing for the general rule for disabled veterans as well as war or armed conflict veterans. Adds language to provide for "service-connected" disability. Provides that an application submitted by a disabled veteran shall include a copy of the disability rating determination letter from the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs. Establishes who is eligible for the commission or county treasurer to issue a free disabled veteran lifetime fishing license to. Provides for reserve component of armed forces members and deployed Pennsylvania National Guard members. Repeals provisions relating to the reserve component of armed forces. Effective in 60 days.
Bill Text: Senate Fiscal Note - Printer's No. 360 -  PDF 
Text - Printer's No. 360 -  HTML  PDF 
Bill History:
02/21/2023 
S - Introduced

02/21/2023 
S - Referred to - Senate Game & Fisheries

05/02/2023 
S - First consideration

05/02/2023 
S - Reported as committed - Senate Game & Fisheries

05/03/2023 
S - Second consideration

05/03/2023 
S - Re-referred to - Senate Appropriations

05/08/2023 
S - Re-reported as committed - Senate Appropriations

05/08/2023 
S - Third consideration and final passage 

05/10/2023 
H - Referred to - House Game & Fisheries


11/14/2023 
H - Voted Favorably From Committee - House Game & Fisheries

11/14/2023 
H - Reported as committed - House Game & Fisheries

11/14/2023 
H - First consideration

11/14/2023 
H - Laid on the table

SB522 (T) - An Act amending Titles 30 (Fish) and 34 (Game) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in fishing licenses, providing for volunteer firefighters; and, in hunting and furtaking licenses, further providing for resident license and fee exemptions and for license costs and fees.
Sponsor: Sen. Michele Brooks (R)
Summary: (PN 494) Amends Titles 30 (Fish) and 34 (Game), in fishing licenses, providing for annual fishing licenses for $1 to eligible volunteer firefighters; and, in hunting and furtaking licenses, providing for $1 hunting licenses for eligible volunteer firefighters. Effective in 60 days.
Bill Text: Text - Printer's No. 494 -  HTML  PDF 
Bill History:
03/15/2023 
S - Introduced

03/15/2023 
S - Referred to - Senate Game & Fisheries


06/11/2024 
S - Voted Favorably From Committee  - Senate Game & Fisheries

06/11/2024 
S - Reported as committed - Senate Game & Fisheries

06/11/2024 
S - First consideration

SB847 (T) - An Act authorizing the release of Project 70 restrictions on certain land owned by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission in Overfield Township, Wyoming County.
Sponsor: Sen. Lisa Baker (R)
Summary: (PN 999) The act authorizes the release of Project 70 restrictions on certain land owned by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission in Overfield Township, Wyoming County. Effective immediately. (PN 999) The act authorizes the release of Project 70 restrictions on certain land owned by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission in Overfield Township, Wyoming County. Effective immediately.
Bill Text: Text - Printer's No. 999 -  HTML  PDF 
Bill History:
06/30/2023 
S - Introduced

06/30/2023 
S - Referred to - Senate State Government


11/14/2023 
S - Reported as committed - Senate State Government

11/14/2023 
S - First consideration

11/15/2023 
S - Second consideration

12/11/2023 
S - Laid out for discussion

12/11/2023 
S - Third consideration and final passage 

12/12/2023 
H - Referred to - House State Government

SB916 (T) - An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in registration of vehicles, providing for Pennsylvania Sportsman plate and establishing the Youth Hunting and Fishing Restricted Account.
Sponsor: Sen. Wayne Langerholc (R)
Summary: (PN 1510) Amends Title 75 (Vehicles), in registration of vehicles, adding a section to provide for Pennsylvania Sportsman plate and to establish the Youth Hunting and Fishing Restricted Account (account) in the State Treasury to be appropriated continuously to the Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) and the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC). Directs the department, in consultation with PGC and PFBC, to design a special Pennsylvania Sportsman registration plate no later than 60 days after the effective date. Asserts that the department shall issue a Pennsylvania Sportsman registration plate to the person upon application and payment of a $40 fee, which shall be in addition to the registration fee. Provides for limitation on gross weight. Stipulates that the sum of $14 of each fee collected under subsection (b) shall be deposited into the account. Outlines how the money in the account shall be allocated. Effective immediately.
Bill Text: Text - Printer's No. 1510 -  HTML  PDF 
04/05/2024 - Senate Fiscal Note -  PDF 
Bill History:
04/05/2024 
S - Introduced

04/05/2024 
S - Referred to - Senate Transportation


04/09/2024 
S - Voted Favorably From Committee - Senate Transportation

04/09/2024 
S - Reported as committed - Senate Transportation

04/09/2024 
S - First consideration

04/10/2024 
S - Second consideration

04/10/2024 
S - Re-referred to - Senate Appropriations


04/29/2024 
S - Voted Favorably From Committee - Senate Appropriations

04/29/2024 
S - Re-reported as committed - Senate Appropriations

05/08/2024 
S - Laid out for discussion

05/08/2024 
S - Third consideration and final passage 

05/09/2024 
H - Referred to - House Transportation

SB976 (T) - An Act amending Title 30 (Fish) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in preliminary provisions relating to boats and boating, further providing for boating education.
Sponsor: Sen. Lindsey Marie Williams (D)
Summary: (PN 1220) Amends Title 30 (Fish), in preliminary provisions relating to boats and boating, further providing for boating education. Exempts a person who operates a motorboat powered by a motor of 25 horsepower or less that is not a personal watercraft from the requirements of the boating education section. Removes certain language relating to commission duties for boating education. Asserts that the commission shall issue a certificate of boating safety education to a person who pays the fee under section 5104 (relating to fees) and passes a commission-approved course in boating safety education or requests a replacement or duplicate certificate. Effective in 60 days.
Bill Text: Text - Printer's No. 1220 -  HTML  PDF 
Bill History:
11/09/2023 
S - Introduced

11/09/2023 
S - Referred to - Senate Game & Fisheries


02/08/2024 
S - Discussed during public hearing - Senate Game & Fisheries


06/11/2024 
S - Voted Favorably From Committee  - Senate Game & Fisheries

06/11/2024 
S - Reported as committed - Senate Game & Fisheries

06/11/2024 
S - First consideration

06/12/2024 
S - Second consideration

SB1194 (T) - An Act amending Titles 30 (Fish) and 34 (Game) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in enforcement, further providing for powers and duties of waterways conservation officers and deputies; and, in enforcement, further providing for powers and duties of enforcement officers.
Sponsor: Sen. Lisa Baker (R)
Summary: (PN 1613) Amends Titles 30 (Fish) and 34 (Game), in enforcement, further providing for powers and duties of waterways conservation officers and deputies; and, in enforcement, further providing for powers and duties of enforcement officers. Provides provisions for water conservation officers, Game Commission officers and wildlife officers may wear body cameras in the performance of their duties. Provides that this does not apply to deputy water conservation officers, Game Commission and wildlife officers. Effective in 60 days.
Bill Text: Text - Printer's No. 1613 -  HTML  PDF 
Bill History:
05/17/2024 
S - Introduced

05/17/2024 
S - Referred to - Senate Game & Fisheries

SCO1387 (T) - Pennsylvania Sportsman License Plate
Sponsor: Sen. Wayne Langerholc (R)
Summary: Creates a new special registration license plate for Pennsylvania sportsmen who hunt, fish and are active woodsmen.
Bill Text: 01/29/2024 - Text -
Bill History:
01/29/2024 
S - Cosponsor memo filed

04/05/2024 
S - Introduced SB916

04/05/2024 
S - Referred to - Senate Transportation

SCO1858 (T) - Further Body Camera Authorization at the Game Commission and Fish & Boat Commission
Sponsor: Sen. Lisa Baker (R)
Summary: Authorizes deputy law enforcement officers with both the Fish and Boat Commission and the Game Commission to wear body cameras.
Bill Text: 04/05/2024 - Text -
Bill History:
04/05/2024 
S - Cosponsor memo filed