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 Bill Status of SB0709  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  WILDLIFE-OPEN HUNT SEASONS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Neil Anderson

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/17/2017SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
520 ILCS 5/2.30from Ch. 61, par. 2.30


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Wildlife Code. Provides that it shall be unlawful for any person to trap or to hunt with gun, dog, dog and gun, or bow and arrow, gray fox, red fox, raccoon, weasel, mink, muskrat, badger, bobcat, and opossum except during the open season which will be set annually by the Director to start between 12:01 a.m., November 1 and 12:00 midnight on November 10, and close no earlier than 12:00 midnight on February 15 but not later than 12:00 midnight on March 31, with start and close dates both inclusive (rather than between 12:01 a.m., November 1 to 12:00 midnight February 15, both inclusive). Deletes a provision providing that the season limit for river otter shall not exceed 5 river otters per person per season. Provides that any person who violates the provisions of the Section, including administrative rules, shall be guilty of a Class B misdemeanor.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/30/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Neil Anderson
  1/30/2017SenateFirst Reading
  1/30/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/8/2017SenateAssigned to Agriculture
  3/17/2017SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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