Posted February 29, 2016 7:49 pm by Comments

By Justin Stakes

House of Representatives Passes Bipartisan SHARE Act, Supports America’s Hunters and Anglers
Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation
Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation

Washington, DC -( The U.S. House of Representatives voted 242 – 161 in favor of the Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act (H.R. 2406), known as the SHARE Act.

Introduced by Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus (CSC) Co-Chair Congressman Rob Wittman (R-VA), with original cosponsors CSC Co-Chair Congressman Tim Walz (D-MN) and Vice-Chairs Congressmen Jeff Duncan (R-SC) and Gene Green (D-TX), the SHARE Act currently has 37 bipartisan cosponsors.

“House passage of the SHARE Act is a win for hunters, anglers, and all sportsmen and women across the country,” said Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) President Jeff Crane. “The Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus leadership has been continuously working with CSF and our partners to ensure that the most important bills to the sportsmen’s community are included in the package.”

Prior to the floor vote, CSC leadership sent a letter to their colleagues, asking for support of the bill.

“Hunters and anglers were among the first to recognize the extraordinary need for wildlife stewardship in the United States,” Congressman Wittman said, “and that tradition of sportsman-led conservation continues to thrive today. The SHARE Act includes initiatives that not …Read the Rest

Source:: AmmoLand

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