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Nixon Protects Conservation Legacy with Two Vetoes

Posted By Janna On July 22, 2014 @ 1:42 pm In Agriculture,Legislation | No Comments

Gov. Jay Nixon today vetoed two bills that would have redefined the term “livestock” to include captive deer in order to eliminate the role of the Missouri Department of Conservation in regulating white-tailed deer. The governor said those provisions of Senate Bill 506 and House Bill 1326 would go against longstanding successful conservation practices and also would clearly violate the Missouri Constitution, which gives exclusive authority over game and wildlife

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