SJR 67 (BR 1182) - J. Carpenter, W. Blevins Jr., C. Girdler, D. Givens
Require the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Resources and the Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources Commission to provide equal, nondiscriminatory access to outdoor recreational groups to express opinion, make suggestion, and provide testimony on policy affecting the status of wildlife and wildlife resources of the Commonwealth.
SJR 67 - AMENDMENTS
SFA (1, J. Carpenter) - Clarify that nothing contained in the resolution impairs or changes the existing method of electing the 9-member Fish and Wildlife Resources Commission and the existing method of promulgating administrative regulations and issuing rules; clarify that the resolution does not impair or limit any existing regulation or rule; identify hunters and anglers as the stewards of the wildlife resources of the Commonwealth.
SFA (2/Title, R. Webb) - Make title amendment.
SFA (3, R. Webb) - Delete references to outdoor enthusiasts and replace with references to sportsmen and women and others; clarify reference to Constitutional right to fish and hunt; add provisions recognizing: the accountability of the commission members, the public meetings held by the commission that give sportsmen and women venues for input, the unique funding mechanisms of the department and its oversight by the executive and legislative branches, and the commitment of the department and commission members to their constitutional duties; clarify that nothing in the Resolution shall impair the sportsmen and sportswomen of the Commonwealth from electing their commissioners; clarify that the Resolution shall not impair an administrative regulation promulgated by the commission or the promulgation process or affect any of the commission's rules or rulemaking process; delete section encouraging the Governor to maintain executive oversight of access to the commission from outdoor enthusiast groups.
Jan 22-introduced in Senate
Jan 24-to Natural Resources & Energy (S)
Jan 29-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
Jan 30-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 3-floor amendment (1) filed
Feb 10-recommitted to Natural Resources & Energy (S); floor amendments (2-title) and (3) filed