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i_wmrc_2017a_2017-09-08t09:34:10z7 Hearing Summary

Date: 09/08/2017

Location: SCR 357


Request for Legislation


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01:56 PM -- Request for Legislation

The committee discussed potential legislation.

The committee members requested a draft bill to continue the Wildfire Matters Review Committee. The draft bill (Bill #1) was requested by Senator Jones and Representative Thurlow. The committee members discussed the original charge of the committee. The committee agreed to continue the existing language in statute.

Representative Hamner discussed statute clean up ideas. Specifically she discussed the fine for out of control campfires and the signs that must be posted for fire bans. Representative Becker discussed the issue of illegal campfires. The draft bill (Bill #2) was requested by Representative Hamner.

Representative Carver discussed the good neighbor authority.

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