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{{tnr}}The '''Idaho Hunting and Fishing Amendment''' may appear on the [[Idaho 2012 ballot measures|November 6, 2012 ballot]] in the state of [[Idaho]] as an {{lrcafull}}. The measure would add to the [[Idaho Constitution]] the right to hunt, fish and trap in the state. According to reports, the sponsor of the measure is [[Idaho State Senate|State Senator]] [[Lee Heider]], who introduced the measure during [[Dates of 2012 state legislative sessions|2012 state legislative session]].<ref> [http://magicvalley.com/news/local/state-and-regional/heider-s-hunting-amendment-clears-committee/article_2f86cdc8-e680-51eb-aa93-b91f119596b0.html ''Magic Valley'', "Heider’s Hunting Amendment Clears Committee", February 9, 2012]</ref>
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{{Ballot measure information |
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name        =  Hunting and Fishing Amendment|
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image  = [[File:Flag of Idaho.png|link=List of Idaho ballot measures|120px]] |
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type  = [[Legislative referral]] |
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constitution  = [[Idaho Constitution]] |
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topic = [[:Category:Hunting|Hunting]]|
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status = On the ballot|
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}}{{tnr}}The '''Idaho Hunting and Fishing Amendment''' will appear on the [[Idaho 2012 ballot measures|November 6, 2012 ballot]] in the state of [[Idaho]] as an {{lrcafull}}. The measure would add to the [[Idaho Constitution]] the right to hunt, fish and trap in the state. According to reports, the sponsor of the measure is [[Idaho State Senate|State Senator]] [[Lee Heider]], who introduced the measure during [[Dates of 2012 state legislative sessions|2012 state legislative session]].<ref> [http://magicvalley.com/news/local/state-and-regional/heider-s-hunting-amendment-clears-committee/article_2f86cdc8-e680-51eb-aa93-b91f119596b0.html ''Magic Valley'', "Heider’s Hunting Amendment Clears Committee", February 9, 2012]</ref>
 
==Path to the ballot==
 
==Path to the ballot==
 
If a proposed amendment is agreed to by two-thirds of the members of both the [[Idaho State Senate]] and the [[Idaho House of Representatives]], the proposed amendment goes on the next general election ballot.
 
If a proposed amendment is agreed to by two-thirds of the members of both the [[Idaho State Senate]] and the [[Idaho House of Representatives]], the proposed amendment goes on the next general election ballot.

Revision as of 09:46, 28 March 2012


Hunting and Fishing Amendment
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Type:Legislative referral
Constitution:Idaho Constitution
Topic:Hunting
Status:On the ballot
The Idaho Hunting and Fishing Amendment will appear on the November 6, 2012 ballot in the state of Idaho as an legislatively-referred constitutional amendment. The measure would add to the Idaho Constitution the right to hunt, fish and trap in the state. According to reports, the sponsor of the measure is State Senator Lee Heider, who introduced the measure during 2012 state legislative session.[1]

Path to the ballot

If a proposed amendment is agreed to by two-thirds of the members of both the Idaho State Senate and the Idaho House of Representatives, the proposed amendment goes on the next general election ballot.

During the week of March 20, 2012, it was reported that the language of the proposal was being re-worded. According to reports, language added by the National Rifle Association on controlling wildlife through hunting was met with opposition from the Fish and Game Commission. The main proponent of the bill, Sen. Lee Heider, tweaked the bill to alleviate those concerns, hoping those changes would result in the passage of the measure to the November 2012 ballot.[2]

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