Water access bill moves forward

Louisiana fishermen inched closer on Tuesday to re-gaining access to waters that are currently deemed private by state law.

House Bill 391, which was authored by State Rep. Kevin Pearson (R-Slidell) passed through committee yesterday, which now moves the bill to the House of Representatives where it will be debated in the ongoing session.

The Committee on Civil Law and Procedure heard discussion about the bill, then passed it forward to the next level of government by a 5-3 vote.

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Louisiana Sportsmens Coalition

Louisiana Sportsmen's Coalition is a grassroots organization based out of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The Coalition was formed in 2016 to preserve Louisiana's legacy as the "Sportsman's Paradise" and safeguard the future of fishing across Louisiana's waterways.