In every state, Safari Club International monitors, tracks, and evaluates legislation impacting hunting, hunters, and wildlife conservation. SCI works with pro-sportsmen elected leaders through the collaboration of the individual state sportsmen’s caucuses. Building relationships between state leaders and sportsmen as well as staying current on the issues ensures that SCI is protecting your right to hunt.
SCI’s State Advocacy Network
The SCI State Advocacy Network and local state Chapters play a critical role in the success of SCI’s advocacy efforts. Hunters become a valuable voice in each state by joining SCI’s State Advocacy Network.
On The Issues
Recent State Affairs Articles
Gun owners in California can breathe a small sigh of relief today after Assembly Bill 1237 was held in committee for the remainder of the year. This legislation, if passed, would have mandated the California Department of Justice (DOJ) release of an individual’s personal information to the California Firearm ViolenceRead More
The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Federal Subsistence Board will hold a teleconference on Wednesday, June 16, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to take action on Temporary Wildlife Special Action Request WSA21-01. This is a proposed rule that will close Federal public lands in Units 23 and 26ARead More
This week, Connecticut Senate Bill 925, a bill restricting the importation and possession of legally hunted species from Africa unfortunately passed the Connecticut Senate in a 30-3 vote. This anti-hunting and anti-sustainable use legislation would ban the import, possession, sale, offer for sale, or transport of African elephant, lion, leopard,Read More
Safari Club International (SCI) is standing with Texas hunters in supporting Texas House Bill 2213, which is currently on its way to Governor Abbott’s desk for signature. This legislation will allow for the slaughter and processing of legally harvested exotic animals for donation to nonprofit food banks in Texas. UnderRead More
North Carolina hunters may need to clear one last regulatory hurdle before being able to hunt legally on public lands on Sundays in the state. After approving proposed rules to expand Sunday hunting opportunities to public lands, the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission (NCWRC) received public objections to the rulesRead More
Sporting dog owners in California can breathe a sigh of relief thanks in part to work from Safari Club International (SCI) in successfully defeating Assembly Bill 702, legislation focused on animal breeding permits in the state. Miguel Santiago withdrew AB 702 from consideration in the committee. Once again, SCI usedRead More