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 Bill Status of HB5894  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  DNR-INVESTIGATIONS

House Sponsors
Rep. Jim Durkin - Dennis M. Reboletti - John M. Cabello - Ron Sandack - Jeanne M Ives, Mike Bost, Linda Chapa LaVia, Josh Harms, John D. Anthony, Joe Sosnowski, John D. Cavaletto, Brian W. Stewart, Dwight Kay, Jil Tracy and JoAnn D. Osmond

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Wm. Sam McCann )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
520 ILCS 5/1.19from Ch. 61, par. 1.19


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Wildlife Code. Provides that all authorized employees of the Department of Natural Resources are empowered to enter all public lands and waters (was previously all lands and waters) to enforce the provisions of the Act. Provides that authorized employees are empowered to examine all buildings used by commercial entities as private or public clubs (except dwellings), fish markets, cold storage houses, locker plants, camps, vessels, cars (except sealed railroad cars or other sealed common carrier), conveyances, vehicles, watercraft or other means of transportation or shipping whatsoever, tents, game bags, game coats or other receptacles, and to open and examine any box, barrel, package, or other receptacle in the possession of a common carrier, which they have reason to believe contains wild birds or any part thereof (their nests or eggs), or wild mammals or any part thereof, taken, destroyed, bought, sold or bartered, shipped, or held in possession contrary to any of the provisions of the Act. Provides that no employee of the Department shall enter any private land, question an individual, or make any examinations without probable cause, a valid warrant, or permission. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Wildlife Code. Provides that no employee of the Department of Natural Resources shall enter any home or its curtilage without a valid warrant, permission, or reasonable suspicion that the home or its curtilage contains evidence of a violation of this Code. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 3
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Wildlife Code. Provides that no employee of the Department of Natural Resources shall search any home or its curtilage without a valid warrant, permission, or probable cause that the home or its curtilage contains evidence of a violation of this Code. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/14/2014HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jim Durkin
  2/14/2014HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2014HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/19/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dennis M. Reboletti
  2/19/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John M. Cabello
  2/20/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ron Sandack
  2/25/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Bost
  2/25/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  2/25/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Josh Harms
  2/25/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John D. Anthony
  2/27/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joe Sosnowski
  2/27/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jeanne M Ives
  3/3/2014HouseAssigned to Judiciary
  3/4/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John D. Cavaletto
  3/21/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jim Durkin
  3/21/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/24/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Judiciary
  3/24/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jim Durkin
  3/24/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/26/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Judiciary
  3/26/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Judiciary; by Voice Vote
  3/26/2014HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Judiciary; 016-000-000
  3/26/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  3/26/2014HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/26/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Brian W. Stewart
  3/26/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann Williams
  3/26/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jim Durkin
  3/26/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/1/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-000-000
  4/1/2014HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann Williams
  4/7/2014HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/7/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted
  4/7/2014HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/10/2014HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 102-005-000
  4/10/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dwight Kay
  4/10/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jil Tracy
  4/10/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. JoAnn D. Osmond
  4/10/2014SenateArrive in Senate
  4/10/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 29, 2014
  4/10/2014SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
  4/11/2014SenateFirst Reading
  4/11/2014SenateReferred to Assignments
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

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