This bill makes counties exempt from the state statute banning the use of dogs to hunt cougars. Voters in a county must approve the measure by initiative petition or referral by governing body of a county.
Personal Choice and Responsibility
Allows use of dogs in hunting cougars.
If approved by county voters will remove ORS 498.164 as related to cougars
Places cougar control back into the hands counties affected by increasing cougar populations.