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Kassmier's bill would give counties approval on moving bison


February 19, 2019

Joshua Kassmier

Montana Rep. Joshua Kassmier, R-Fort Benton, has introduced a bill in the Montana Legislature to give power to local governments to approve the relocation of wild bison in their counties.

"The whole idea of this bill is to get everybody, the public, involved in any decisions that could affect them," he said. "... It's just a local control bill."

House Bill 332 would require county commissioners' approval to relocate wild bison within their counties, he said. The bill would assure protection of the cattle industry and assure that any relocation of bisons are done properly.

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