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Assembly OKs crossbow bill: Senate is next

Rep. Mary Czaja (R-Irma) applauded the passage of Assembly Bill 194 last week, legislation that will allow for the expanded use of crossbows.

The bill as authored by Czaja and passed 95-0.

The proposal would lift  the current age and disability restrictions on crossbow use, and establishes a season to run concurrently to the traditional archery season.

Czaja said this follows a growing trend nationwide, where 29 other states already allow for the expanded use of crossbows. She said the bill has garnered wide support from sporting and hunter’s rights groups and thousands of citizens statewide signed petitions in support of crossbows.

“This bill is bipartisan — it has a

Tuesday, June 18, 2013 5:28 PM

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