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S*724
Session 110 (1993-1994) 

S*0724 Concurrent Resolution, By Senate Fish, Game and Forestry
 A Concurrent Resolution to encourage the Wildlife and Marine Resources
 Department to work with agricultural interests to identify areas where
 significant crop damage occurs due to white-tailed deer, request sport
 hunters, land owners, and land managers to harvest antlerless deer to reduce
 deer populations in these areas, and request appropriate research.

   04/22/93  Senate Introduced, adopted, sent to House SJ-2
   04/27/93  House  Introduced HJ-11
   04/27/93  House  Referred to Committee on Invitations and Memorial
                     Resolutions HJ-11
   04/29/93  House  Committee report: Favorable Invitations and
                     Memorial Resolutions HJ-23
   05/12/93  House  Adopted, returned to Senate with concurrence HJ-28



COMMITTEE REPORT

April 29, 1993

S. 724

Introduced by Fish, Game & Forestry Committee

S. Printed 4/29/93--H.

Read the first time April 27, 1993.

THE COMMITTEE ON

INVITATIONS AND MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS

To whom was referred a Concurrent Resolution (S. 724), to encourage the Wildlife and Marine Resources Department to work with agricultural interests, etc., respectfully

REPORT:

That they have duly and carefully considered the same, and recommend that the same do pass:

DEWITT WILLIAMS, for Committee.

A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

TO ENCOURAGE THE WILDLIFE AND MARINE RESOURCES DEPARTMENT TO WORK WITH AGRICULTURAL INTERESTS TO IDENTIFY AREAS WHERE SIGNIFICANT CROP DAMAGE OCCURS DUE TO WHITE-TAILED DEER, REQUEST SPORT HUNTERS, LAND OWNERS, AND LAND MANAGERS TO HARVEST ANTLERLESS DEER TO REDUCE DEER POPULATIONS IN THESE AREAS, AND REQUEST APPROPRIATE RESEARCH.

Whereas, the South Carolina General Assembly recognizes the economic, aesthetic, and recreational value of the white-tailed deer to the citizens of South Carolina; and

Whereas, it is recognized that approximately one hundred fifty-seven thousand citizens spend 3.13 million person days each year sport hunting white-tailed deer; and

Whereas, the General Assembly recognizes the economic cost associated with deer populations which include, but are not limited to, damage to agricultural crops; and

Whereas, the General Assembly recognizes the need to reduce deer populations in some areas of the State to balance the socio-economic and recreational aspects of the resource. Now, therefore,

Be it resolved by the Senate, the House of Representatives concurring:

That the General Assembly encourages the South Carolina Wildlife and Marine Resources Department to work closely with agricultural interests to identify areas where significant crop damage occurs and requests all parties to cooperate to encourage sport hunters, landowners, and land managers to strive to harvest adequate numbers of antlerless deer to reduce deer populations in these areas. The General Assembly also requests that all appropriate parties participate in conducting research regarding deer herd dynamics, crop damage, and harvest strategies.

Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Executive Director of the South Carolina Wildlife and Marine Resources Department.

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