Idaho Hunting and Fishing Amendment, HJR 2 (2012)

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Hunting and Fishing Amendment
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Type:Legislative referral
Constitution:Idaho Constitution
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]


The following is information obtained from the supporting side of the measure:

  • Sen. Heider, the measure’s lead sponsor in the state senate said, “I maintain that this amendment does indeed clarify our rights. I think this is a great amendment...The people of Idaho love to hunt, fish and trap.”Cite error: Closing </ref> missing for <ref> tag

On March 27, 2012, the Idaho State Senate gave final approval for ballot access when the chamber voted 31 to 3 in favor of the proposal. The measure was previously approved by the Idaho House of Representatives.[2]

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