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Gov. Dunleavy signed bill granting free fur-trapping licenses to disabled veterans
May 26, 2023 20:12 ET

Juneau, Alaska (Alaska Beacon) - Ahead of the Memorial Day holiday weekend, Gov. Mike Dunleavy has signed legislation that allows disabled military veterans to receive a free fur-trapping license.

Senate Bill 10, by Sen. Jesse Kiehl, D-Juneau, is intended to fix a gap in state law, Kiehl said. Disabled veterans were eligible for free hunting and sportfishing licenses, but they didn’t have access to the free trapping licenses that are available to Alaskans over 60 years old.

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