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 Bill Status of HB1652  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  WILDLIFE-TECH

House Sponsors
Rep. Adam Brown

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Daniel Biss )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/16/2013HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0402

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
520 ILCS 5/1.2from Ch. 61, par. 1.2


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Wildlife Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning administration and definitions.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
520 ILCS 5/1.2
Adds reference to:
720 ILCS 5/48-3

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012 concerning hunter or fisherman interference. Provides that it is a Class A misdemeanor to use a drone in a way that interferes with another person's lawful taking of wildlife or aquatic life. Provides that a court may enjoin the activity causing the interference and award all resulting costs and damages, including punitive damages, to any person adversely affected by the conduct. Defines "drone". Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
515 ILCS 5/20-105from Ch. 56, par. 20-105
520 ILCS 5/3.36from Ch. 61, par. 3.36

Amends the Fish and Aquatic Life Code and the Wildlife Code. Provides that whenever a license or permit is issued to any person under the Fish and Aquatic Life Code or the Wildlife Code, and the holder of that license or permit is found guilty of a violation of the hunter or fisherman interference statute, the Department of Natural Resources may refuse to issue any permit or license to that person or if the person has a license or permit revoke that license or permit, and suspend that person from engaging in the activity requiring the permit or license for a period of time not to exceed 5 years.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/14/2013HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Tom Cross
  2/14/2013HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/25/2013HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  3/6/2013HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Executive Committee; 011-000-000
  3/6/2013HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/10/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Adam Brown
  4/10/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/11/2013HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Adam Brown
  4/11/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  4/16/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Agriculture & Conservation Committee; 016-000-000
  4/16/2013HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/16/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/16/2013HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/17/2013HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 093-024-001
  4/17/2013SenateArrive in Senate
  4/17/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 18, 2013
  4/18/2013SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
  4/19/2013SenateFirst Reading
  4/19/2013SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/24/2013SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  4/30/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Daniel Biss
  4/30/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/1/2013SenatePostponed - Criminal Law
  5/6/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Criminal Law
  5/8/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  5/8/2013SenateDo Pass as Amended Criminal Law; 008-000-000
  5/8/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 9, 2013
  5/14/2013SenateSecond Reading
  5/14/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 15, 2013
  5/16/2013SenateThird Reading - Passed; 052-000-000
  5/17/2013HouseArrived in House
  5/17/2013HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  5/20/2013HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Adam Brown
  5/20/2013HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/20/2013HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  5/22/2013HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Agriculture & Conservation Committee; 017-000-000
  5/28/2013HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 109-008-000
  5/28/2013HouseHouse Concurs
  5/28/2013HousePassed Both Houses
  6/19/2013HouseSent to the Governor
  8/16/2013HouseGovernor Approved
  8/16/2013HouseEffective Date August 16, 2013
  8/16/2013HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0402

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