Gov. Gretchen Whitmer
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 8, 2021
Gov. Whitmer Signs Bipartisan Bill Updating Use of Pheasant Hunting License Fees
LANSING, Mich. -- Today, Governor Whitmer signed House Bill 4126, which amends the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act to change the allocation of fees collected for pheasant hunting licenses.
"Michiganders' way of life and the strength of our economy depends on preserving our natural resources," said Governor Whitmer. "This bill will improve how we allocate resources from pheasant hunting licenses, which will support businesses that sell hunting licenses, protect our wildlife from poachers, and improve the Department of Natural Resources. I am proud to sign this bipartisan piece of legislation into law and support Michigan's natural resources."
Key revisions and updates to the state's Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act include the following:
This bill was sponsored by Rep. Gary Howell, R - North Branch.
A copy of HB 4126 can be found here.