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State Rep. Introduces Legislation to Set Aside Elk Hunting Licenses For Disabled Pennsylvania Veterans


Pennsylvania state Rep. Frank Burns has introduced legislation to create a new lottery for two elk hunting licenses per year for 100 percent disabled veterans.

Burns, D-East Taylor Township, created the idea for House Bill 937 in response to contact from Timothy Seymore of Cresson, a disabled veteran who loves to hunt. Seymore entered Pennsylvania’s elk hunting license drawing for 12 straight years but was never selected.

“My bill would earmark one bull and one cow elk tag for this dedicated drawing – and there would be no cost for the tags to the veterans selected,” Burns said. “...

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