On Tuesday, February 26 at 12:00 pm, it is anticipated the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on the Natural Resources Management Act (S. 47) to advance this important conservation legislation to the President’s desk.
S. 47 was recently passed out of the U.S. Senate with a bipartisan vote of 92 – 8. This bill contains many longstanding priorities advocated by the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF), including numerous provisions that will improve access for sportsmen and women and will provide resources for habitat conservation programs.
This bill is strongly supported by numerous Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus (CSC) members as well as nearly 50 sportsmen’s and other conservation organizations.
ACTION: Ask your U.S. Representative to vote in favor of S. 47 on February 26.
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