Currently 17 other states have some form of a constitutional amendment that makes it a right to Hunt, Fish & Trap. Please plan on attending or email the committee members if you cannot attend. http://oregonoutdoorcouncil.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/hjr0016.intro_.pdf Rep. Brad Witt, Chair – firstname.lastname@example.org Rep. Sal Esquivel, Vice Chair - email@example.com Rep. Caddy McKeown, Vice Chair – firstname.lastname@example.org Rep. Brian Clem – email@example.com Rep. Wayne Krieger - firstname.lastname@example.org Rep. Jeff Reardon – email@example.com Rep. Jim Thompson – firstname.lastname@example.org Rep. Ben Unger – email@example.com Rep. Gail Whitsett – firstname.lastname@example.org UPDATE: This bill DOES NOT eliminate ODFW, ORS statues regarding wildlife law, it does not override the ESA or in any other way limit ODFW's ability to manage wildlife in the manner they currently do. It DOES NOT allow people to harvest fish or wildlife at will and like with any other "right" it can be taken away for violating the law. Please see below for confirmation. http://www.leg.state.or.us/13reg/measures/hjr1.dir/hjr0016.intro.html 4/9 - Today's first hearing went well. Groups Testifying in Favor; -Oregon Hunters Association -Oregon Outdoor Council -Coastal Conservation Alliance Groups Testifying Opposed; -Humane Society of the United States (Considering they introduced a trapping ban this year, big surprise here) -Portland Audubon Society -Native Fish Society (Speaker claimed to be a hunter) -Trout Unlimited (Speaker claimed to be a hunter) Here is the audio for the entire committee hearing; http://www.leg.state.or.us/listn/archive/archive.2013s/HAGNR-201304090800.ram HJR 16 starts at 1 hour 5 minutes of the audio file.