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 Bill Status of HB4277  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  COMMERCIAL FISHING LICENSE

House Sponsors
Rep. Laura Fine - Al Riley

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Julie A. Morrison - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Michael E. Hastings - Steven M. Landek)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/15/2014HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0898

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
515 ILCS 5/15-5from Ch. 56, par. 15-5


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Fish and Aquatic Life Code. Provides that blind or disabled residents may fish with commercial fishing devices without holding a sports fishing license. Provides that veterans who, according to the determination of the federal Veterans' Administration as certified by the Department of Veterans' Affairs, are at least 10% disabled with service-related disabilities or in receipt of total disability pensions may fish with commercial fishing devices without holding a sports fishing license during those periods of the year that it is lawful to fish with commercial fishing devices, if the respective disabilities do not prevent them from fishing in a manner that is safe to themselves and others.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/23/2014HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Laura Fine
  1/24/2014HouseFirst Reading
  1/24/2014HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/11/2014HouseAssigned to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  2/18/2014HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Agriculture & Conservation Committee; 015-000-000
  2/19/2014HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/26/2014HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  2/26/2014HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/4/2014HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 112-000-000
  3/4/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
  3/4/2014SenateArrive in Senate
  3/4/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 5, 2014
  3/4/2014SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  3/5/2014SenateFirst Reading
  3/5/2014SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/23/2014SenateAssigned to Agriculture and Conservation
  4/29/2014SenateDo Pass Agriculture and Conservation; 006-000-000
  4/29/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 30, 2014
  4/30/2014SenateSecond Reading
  4/30/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 1, 2014
  5/20/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/20/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  5/20/2014SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  5/20/2014HousePassed Both Houses
  5/30/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Steven M. Landek
  6/18/2014HouseSent to the Governor
  8/15/2014HouseGovernor Approved
  8/15/2014HouseEffective Date January 1, 2015
  8/15/2014HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0898

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