HOUSE BILL AIMS TO BOOST FUNDING FOR SHOOTING RANGES . . . U.S. Rep. Betsy Markey, D-Colo., has introduced legislation aimed at increasing federal funding for public shooting ranges. H.R. 3781 is the House companion bill to the Senate's S. 1702. The bill would amend the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act to allow states to allocate increased funding for the construction and maintenance of public shooting facilities.