WASHINGTON, D.C.-- U.S. Representatives Austin Scott (GA-08), Jeff Duncan (SC-03), and Debbie Dingell (MI-06) today introduced legislation commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the establishment of the National Wild Turkey Federation.

“As an avid turkey hunter, I appreciate the National Wild Turkey Federation’s efforts to promote the national turkey population and support my favorite sport,” Scott said.

This legislation also recognizes the National Wild Turkey Federation’s significant contributions to scientific wildlife management, research, and habitat conservation,  as well as promoting and protecting the long-honored outdoor traditions of the United States.

Original cosponsors of this legislation include Representatives Rick Crawford (AR-01), Marc Veasey (TX-33), Nancy Mace (SC-01), Jim Costa (CA-21), Pete Stauber (MN-08), Dan Newhouse (WA-04), Mike Bost (IL-12), Bruce Westerman (AR-04), Ben Cline (VA-06), Rick Allen (GA-12), Ann Wagner (MO-02), Ryan Zinke (MT-01), Ralph Norman (SC-05), Sanford Bishop (GA-02), Russell Fry (SC-07), Mike Lawler (NY-17), John Moolenaar (MI-02), and Don Bacon (NE-02).

The full text of this legislation can be found here.