The [New Hampshire] Senate gave preliminary approval Thursday to a program to sell “hike safe” cards to hikers that would forgive them for any rescue expenses they’d otherwise owe New Hampshire for being negligent.

The Senate voted to send the bill to the chamber’s budget committee for review, but not until after Sens. Lou D’Allesandro, a Manchester Democrat, and Bob Odell, a New London Republican, warned their colleagues the program won’t raise enough money to plug a growing hole in the Fish and Game Department‘s budget.

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