Captain Todd Approves
alansb1982 wrote: »
it turns out lots of people in that community had seen the bears before and nothing was done.
bgeorge wrote: »
I do believe that if they were to move this particular bear and it attacked again they would certainly be looking at being subject to one.
JustKeepSwimming wrote: »
The guy just needed a couple of hound dogs.
Florida Bullfrog wrote: »
Passing that bill would be bad PR for us, but legally its not constitutional. I think you Newton and all of us regulars are already aware of this, but for the visitor that isn't, the Legislature isn't allowed to tell the FWC what it can and cannot do in relation to hunting under the Florida Constitution. The Legislature can prescribe penalties for violating FWC regulations, but cannot set hunting seasons or limits or otherwise make direct management decisions for the FWC.
The senator is just trying to be slick by throwing it out there so he can say he did. It might also be a bit of a power play against the FWC. The FWC made-law for the last hunt already banned killing bears under 100 pounds and sows with cubs. By writing the same thing in the statute, he's hoping it won't be objected to and thus the Legislature has just eroded a little bit of the FWC's power. Or conversely, he's hoping the FWC will look unreasonable in the eyes of the public for opposing a law itself passed in substance as a FWC regulation.
binellishtr wrote: »
Seems they are now campaigning to save the Fl Coyote?