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ACTION ALERT - Help WCA Oppose Senate Bill 5613 - "The Cougar Bill" - Hearing TODAY at 10 a.m.

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TODAY'S ACTION ALERT - Help WCA Oppose Senate Bill 5613 - "The Cougar Bill" - Hearing on Wed 2/16 at 10AM


Senate Bill 5613 stops counties from using dogs to hunt dangerous black bear, cougar and bobcat without WDFW permission. This is devastating and dangerous for rural communities. Unfortunately, It passed out of the Senate 28-21 and this is our last best chance to kill this bill in the House. Please help us by having your voice heard in opposing this bill in the House Ag Committee!


The legislative session is virtual this year, but this is how you can help oppose the bill:


TO TESTIFY REMOTELY IN OPPOSITION TO THIS BILL


1. Click this link - https://app.leg.wa.gov/csi/House

2, At the Committee drop-down, select Rural Development, Agriculture & Natural Resources - At the Meetings drop-down select 2/16/22 - 10:00AM

3. Under Select Agenda Item -check SB 5613 Use of dogs to hunt

4. Under Select type of testimony, select I would like to testify remotely - Be sure to sign in CON.


TO NOT TESTIFY, BUT STILL HAVE YOUR POSITION NOTED FOR THE RECORD THAT YOU OPPOSE THIS BILL


1. Click this link - https://app.leg.wa.gov/csi/House

2, At the Committee drop-down, select Rural Development, Agriculture & Natural Resources - At the Meetings drop-down select 2/16/22 - 10:00AM

3. Under Select Agenda Item -check SB 5613 Use of dogs to hunt

4. Under Select type of testimony, select I would like my position noted for the legislative record - Be sure to sign in CON.


Please help us take action to oppose this bad bill.


THANK YOU!

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