Senate Bill 506 and House Bill 1326 would make the Missouri Department of Agriculture responsible for the captive deer industry. Currently the agriculture and conservation departments oversee facilities.
Captive deer industry representatives say rules proposed by conservation officials would force operators out of business.
Nixon will discuss what he will do with those bills at a meeting of the Conservation Commission at 10:30 at the Tiger Hotel in downtown Columbia.
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