State Rep. Introduces Legislation to Set Aside Elk Hunting Licenses For Disabled Pennsylvania Veterans
May 20, 2021
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 Pennsylvaniaâ€™s elk hunting license drawing for 12 straight years but was never selected.
â€śMy bill would earmark one bull and one cow elk tag for this dedicated drawing â€“ and there would be no cost for the tags to the veterans selected,â€ť Burns said. â€ś...