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

SCI Urges Immediate Action On CA State Senate Bill To Legalize Suppressor Use For Hunting

Jan 02, 2018
The California Senate Public Safety Committee is scheduled on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2018 at 9:30 a.m., to consider California state Senate Bill 710, which would legalize the ownership of suppressors and their use while hunting in California.
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Legislator Seeks to Undermine NJ Fish and Game Council With Anti-Hunting Appointees

Dec 11, 2017
Senator Raymond Lesniak introduced Senate Bill 3537 which would replace three sportsmen members of the New Jersey Fish and Game Council with members of the Humane Society of the United States, the Sierra Club, and Animal Protection League. If it passes, it will give anti-hunting organizations huge power to block...
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North Carolina WRC Holds Migratory Bird Hunt Meetings

Dec 06, 2017
SCI encourages all sportsmen and women who hunt migratory birds, including waterfowl, in the Tar Heel State to attend the upcoming NC Wildlife Resources Commission (WRC) public meetings.
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Wisconsin Legislators Propose Bill To Limit State Management Of Wolves

Nov 21, 2017
A proposed bill in the Wisconsin Legislature would end the state’s efforts to manage the Wisconsin portion of the Western Great Lakes wolf population and require state law enforcement not to take action in response to wolf killings.
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Wisconsin Hunters – Contact Governor Walker In Support Of Hunting Bill

Nov 10, 2017
Assembly Bill 455, which would eliminate the requirement that a person be at least 10 years of age to hunt with a mentor in Wisconsin’s hunting mentorship program, is sitting on Governor Walker’s desk.
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Michigan Forum Offers Opportunity To Comment On Bear Hunting

Nov 10, 2017
Hunters need to be involved when the Michigan Bear Forum meets soon to discuss the future of bear management in Michigan.
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