HB 1332 http://nhpr.org en How North Country Reps Voted on Fish and Game "Probable Cause" Bill http://nhpr.org/post/how-north-country-reps-voted-fish-and-game-probable-cause-bill <p>There was no roll-call vote on <a href="http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/legislation/2012/HB1332.html">House Bill 1332 </a>so there isn&rsquo;t a record of how representatives voted when it passed.</p><p>However, before that there was a <strong>roll-call vote </strong>on whether to accept the recommendation of the House Committee on Fish and Game and Marine Resources that the bill be killed.</p><p>That killing motion failed on a vote of 171-174.</p><p>Eight North Country representatives voted to kill the bill and seven voted to revive it. One was excused.</p> Thu, 08 Mar 2012 22:28:16 +0000 Chris Jensen 2396 at http://nhpr.org The House Takes Aim At Fish and Game http://nhpr.org/post/house-takes-aim-fish-and-game <p>In a surprising &ndash; and to some puzzling - move late last month the New Hampshire House narrowly passed a&nbsp;bill a House committee recommended be killed.</p><p>Fish and Game officials say the legislation would make it far more difficult for them to enforce state laws designed to protect wildlife.</p><p>The bill&rsquo;s supporters say&nbsp;it protects individual rights by requiring Fish and Game to meet the&nbsp;same standards as other law-enforcement agencies when it comes to searches.</p><p>But a law professor says Fish and Game already has to meet those standards.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 08 Mar 2012 22:15:08 +0000 Chris Jensen 2395 at http://nhpr.org The House Takes Aim At Fish and Game