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Council public hearing on Bill 30-17, Weapons - Discharge of Bows, on Sept. 19 at 1:30 p.m.

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, September 13, 2017



The Montgomery County Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at 1:30 p.m. on Expedited Bill 30-17, Weapons - Discharge of Bows - Amendments, would reduce the safety zone for archery hunters in the County; and generally amend the laws governing the discharge of bows.


The public hearings will be held in the Third Floor Hearing Room of the Council Office Building, which is located at 100 Maryland Avenue in Rockville. The meeting will be televised live by County Cable Montgomery (CCM) on Cable Channels 996 (high definition) and 6 (standard definition) on Comcast; Channels 1056 (HD) and 6 (SD) on RCN; and Channel 30 on Verizon. It also will be available live via streaming through the Council web site at


Those interested in testifying at the public hearings can start signing up on Thursday, September 14 online at or by calling 240-777-7803. The deadline to sign up is September 18 at 5:00 p.m.  Call 240-777-7910 to obtain copies of the bill or go to


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Release ID: 17-274
Media Contact: Sonya Healy 2407777926