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

Indiana DNR Files Emergency Ammo Rule

Nov 08, 2017
On Nov. 3, 2017, the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR) signed an emergency rule allowing rifle cartridges that were allowed in previous seasons to be used during the 2017 deer hunting season.
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Make Hunters’ Voices Heard On Tonto National Forest Management Plan

Nov 07, 2017
Safari Club International encourages all sportsmen and women to engage in the planning process to make sure the Tonto National Forest stays open to hunting and shooting. The current plan for the Forest dates back to 1985.​
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Wisconsin Hunters – Speak Up In Support Of Hunting Bill

Nov 07, 2017
Mentoring young and new hunters is key to the future of the hunting heritage. Wisconsin is moving in the right direction.
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Pennsylvania Hunters – Contact Your Rep And Oppose HB 1483

Nov 02, 2017
Hunters in Pennsylvania -- your help is needed to defeat House Bill 1483. Introduced by Representative David Maloney (R-130) on Oct. 16, 2017, HB 1483 would jeopardize approximately $25 million in conservation funding generated by Pennsylvania’s sportsmen and women and will significantly curtail the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s ability to manage the wildlife resources of the Commonwealth.
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Wyoming Gives Hunters Grizzly Planning Role

Oct 14, 2017
Hunters and groups like SCI soon will be able to weigh-in on Wyoming’s management of its newly delisted grizzly bear population in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.
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Arkansas Sets Oct. 22 Deadline For Input On Kaput Feral Hog Bait

Oct 11, 2017
Feral hogs are a growing problem in Arkansas and across the United States. These wild pigs have an estimated total population between four and five million across approximately 39 states. They cause approximately $1.5 billion annually in agricultural and ecological costs. Also, they present challenging and, in most states,
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