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

Florida State Senate Narrowly Passes Bill To Raise Age Limit For Purchasing Rifles

Mar 06, 2018
The Florida State Senate passed Senate Bill 7026 on Monday, March 5. Senate Bill 7026 would raise the age to buy any firearm, including hunting rifles and shotguns, from 18 to 21 years old.
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Connecticut Hunters - Hearing Date Set for Legislation Authorizing Black Bear Hunt

Mar 05, 2018
SCI is urging all residents and hunters in Connecticut to contact their state Representative today and ask him or her to support House Bill 5358. If enacted, House Bill 5358 would authorize a black bear hunt in Litchfield County.
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Contact MD Legislators To Allow Expanded Sunday Hunting

Mar 02, 2018
Safari Club International encourages all sportsmen and women in Maryland to contact elected officials and ask them to support House Bill 1338 and Senate Bill 817.
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SCI Members: Comment On Indiana ‘Wildlife Rule Package’

Feb 28, 2018
The Indiana Natural Resources Commission has adopted preliminarily a series of rule changes in a “Wildlife Rule Package.” Proposed changes include several that would positively affect hunting. Indiana SCI members are encouraged to voice their support for these changes.
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Florida Action Alert: Help Stop Gun-Control Measures Today!

Feb 26, 2018
Hunters and recreational shooters in Florida, it’s time to contact the Florida Legislature today and tell them you oppose their proposed gun control measures. Votes on these bills are about to happen and your action is needed immediately.
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WV Bill To Expand Sunday Hunting Clears First Hurdle

Feb 26, 2018
SCI encourages all sportsmen and women in West Virginia to contact their House of Representative members and have them support Senate Bill 451. Senate Bill 451 was passed out of the Senate with bipartisan support on Feb. 20 and will be taken up by the House soon.
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