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Posted: 4/6/2021 7:52:38 PM EDT
The state legislature passed EnCon budget bill A-3008C/S-2508C.

Contrary to the claims of people who didn't keep up with current events, provisions relating to lowering the hunting age have been removed.
Link Posted: 4/6/2021 10:29:41 PM EDT
These people are in a bubble.
Link Posted: 4/7/2021 4:45:03 PM EDT
DEC Press release

DEC Announces New Opportunity for Youth HuntersBudget Includes Legislation Lowering the Age for Deer Hunting with a Firearm and Crossbow in Participating Upstate Counties
Counties Must Adopt Local Law Allowing Youth Hunters 12-13 to Hunt Deer

The legislation requires each county to "opt-in" to the program by adopting a local law allowing for 12- and 13-year-olds to hunt deer in accordance with ECL 11-0935. The legislation specifically excludes Bronx, Kings, Nassau, New York, Queens, Richmond, Suffolk, and Westchester counties from participation in the new program.

Link Posted: 4/7/2021 5:29:17 PM EDT
yes the kids crooks are already hunting the two legged .. so need for the metro to have in a law.
Link Posted: 4/7/2021 6:31:21 PM EDT
I see what they did.  The original proposal was to drop the age to 12 to hunt with a gun in EnCon bill A-3008C/S-2508C.  That was removed.  What passed in a different bill A-3005C/S-2505C was a 2-year pilot program for 12 year old to hunt deer with a gun north of Westchester.  That's in the "public protection" budget?
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