This bill increases funds available for DNR’s Lake and River Enhancement grants.

Authored by Rep. David Abbott (R) and co-authored by Rep. Ethan Manning (R), Rep. Michael Karickhoff (R), and Rep. Rita Fleming (D). HEA 1304 increases funding for the DNR’s Lake and River Enhancement (LARE) program by modestly raising boat registration fees dedicated to this program. LARE protects fish and aquatic wildlife by reducing nutrient and sediment pollution.

Final Update (4/28/23)

HEA 1304 has been signed by the Governor! Contact your legislators and thank them for their vote, if they voted for it. See how your state legislators voted:

HB 1304 House Vote (2/14/23)

HB 1304 Senate Vote (3/30/23)