Bipartisan Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus Leadership Introduces Sportsmen’s Package in the House

On September 1, Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus (CSC) Co-Chairs Congressmen Jeff Duncan (SC) and Gene Green (TX) introduced H.R. 3668, the Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act, or SHARE Act, in the House of Representatives. Original cosponsors include CSC Vice-Chair Congressman Austin Scott (GA) and CSC Member Congressman Rob Wittman (VA).

H.R. 3668 includes 16 pro-sportsmen’s provisions aiming to enhance hunting, fishing, and other outdoor recreation opportunities on federal land. Key titles include:

  • Fishing Protection Act (protecting the use of traditional fishing tackle and ammunition)
  • Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act
  • Recreational Fishing and Hunting Heritage Opportunities Act
  • Farmer and Hunter Protection Act
  • Transporting bows across National Park Service lands
  • Open Book on Equal Access to Justice Act
  • Good Samaritan Search and Recovery Act
  • North American Wetlands Conservation Extension

The House Natural Resources Committee has scheduled a hearing on the SHARE Act for Wednesday, September 12, at 10:00 am EST. Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) President Jeff Crane has submitted written testimony in support of several of the provisions included.

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