State Affairs

In every state, Safari Club International monitors, tracks, and evaluates legislation impacting hunting, hunters, and wildlife conservation. SCI works with pro-sportsmen elected leaders through the collaboration of the individual state sportsmen’s caucuses. Building relationships between state leaders and sportsmen as well as staying current on the issues ensures that SCI is protecting your right to hunt. 

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SCI’s State Advocacy Network

The SCI State Advocacy Network and local state Chapters play a critical role in the success of our advocacy efforts. You can become a valuable voice in your state by joining SCI’s State Advocacy Network. CLICK HERE to learn more.

State Legislative Priorities

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State Legislative Alerts

Idaho Fish And Game Commission To Discuss Future Grizzly Bear Hunt

Mar 15, 2018
The Idaho Fish and Game Commission will meet March 21-22 to discuss several wildlife management issues, including modifications to big game rules and grizzly bear hunting opportunities.
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Plan To Attend Wyoming Game And Fish Meetings On Grizzly Bear Hunting Season

Mar 13, 2018
SCI’s efforts to support the delisting of the Yellowstone area grizzly bears are beginning to pay off. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGF) has opened a public comment period on draft regulations establishing a grizzly bear hunting season. Comments must be submitted before 5 p.m. April 30, 2018.
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Texas Parks And Wildlife Department Seeks Comments On Hunting Regulation Changes

Mar 12, 2018
he Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission will meet March 22 to discuss several proposed hunting regulation changes to the 2018-2019 seasons and is accepting public comments on those proposed changes.
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State Legislation To Keep An Eye On

Mar 09, 2018
With the 2018 legislative session in full swing, it’s important that SCI members stay up to date on what is happening in their state Capitol. Although SCI tracks and monitors more bills than the handful listed below, your Department of Hunter Advocacy wanted to share with you a few proposals we support or oppose.
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Support MD Sunday Hunting Bill

Mar 09, 2018
SCI encourages all sportsmen and women in Maryland to contact their Senator and ask him/her to support Senate Bill 817.
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West Virginia Law Would Expand Sunday Hunting - Contact Governor Justice

Mar 06, 2018
Safari Club International is pleased by the passage of Senate Bill 451 in the West Virginia legislature. If approved by Governor Justice, this legislation will expand and enhance Sunday hunting opportunities for the 500,000 sportsmen and women in the Mountain State.
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