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 Bill Status of SB3049  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  PROTECTION OF WILDLIFE

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Linda Holmes - Melinda Bush - Dan Kotowski - Jacqueline Y. Collins, Heather A. Steans, Julie A. Morrison, Daniel Biss, Pamela J. Althoff, Ira I. Silverstein, John G. Mulroe, William Delgado and Kimberly A. Lightford

House Sponsors
(Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy - Sam Yingling - Jerry F. Costello, II - Michael W. Tryon - Brandon W. Phelps, Ed Sullivan, Jr., Laura Fine, Linda Chapa LaVia, Mike Fortner, Deborah Conroy, Daniel J. Burke, Michelle Mussman, Robert F. Martwick, Naomi D. Jakobsson, Tom Demmer, John D. Cavaletto, Anna Moeller, Mike Smiddy, Katherine Cloonen, Sue Scherer, Sara Feigenholtz, Robyn Gabel, Rita Mayfield, Stephanie A. Kifowit, Emanuel Chris Welch, Michael P. McAuliffe, Patricia R. Bellock, John M. Cabello, C.D. Davidsmeyer, Barbara Flynn Currie, Patrick J. Verschoore, Daniel V. Beiser, Carol A. Sente and Jack D. Franks)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/25/2014SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-1033

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
520 ILCS 5/2.2from Ch. 61, par. 2.2


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Wildlife Code. Adds the Gray wolf, American black bear, and Cougar to the list of protected species under the Act.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
520 ILCS 5/2.2
Adds reference to:
520 ILCS 5/2.2b new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Wildlife Code. Provides that an owner or tenant whose person or property is in imminent danger from a gray wolf, American black bear, or cougar may take the animal without restriction. Provides that an owner or tenant whose property is threatened, but not imminently threatened, by a gray wolf, American black bear, or cougar may apply to the Department of Natural Resources for a nuisance permit that shall allow the owner, tenant, or their designated agent to take the animal. Provides that the Department shall adopt rules to implement this Section.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
520 ILCS 5/2.2

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the language of the engrossed bill. Further amends the Wildlife Code. Adds the Gray wolf, American black bear, and Cougar to the list of protected species under the Act.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/7/2014SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Linda Holmes
  2/7/2014SenateFirst Reading
  2/7/2014SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/19/2014SenateAssigned to Agriculture and Conservation
  2/20/2014SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  2/20/2014SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
  2/21/2014SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Kotowski
  3/5/2014SenatePostponed - Agriculture and Conservation
  3/5/2014SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/5/2014SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  3/21/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Linda Holmes
  3/21/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/21/2014SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
  3/25/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Agriculture and Conservation
  3/25/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/26/2014SenateDo Pass as Amended Agriculture and Conservation; 006-000-002
  3/26/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 27, 2014
  3/26/2014SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  3/27/2014SenateSecond Reading
  3/27/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 1, 2014
  4/2/2014SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  4/4/2014SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. John G. Mulroe
  4/7/2014SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. William Delgado
  4/7/2014SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  4/7/2014SenateThird Reading - Passed; 047-000-000
  4/7/2014HouseArrived in House
  4/7/2014HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  4/7/2014HouseFirst Reading
  4/7/2014HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/28/2014HouseAssigned to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  4/29/2014HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  4/30/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  4/30/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/1/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
  5/5/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  5/5/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  5/6/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Agriculture & Conservation Committee; by Voice Vote
  5/6/2014HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Agriculture & Conservation Committee; 016-000-000
  5/7/2014HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/7/2014HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry F. Costello, II
  5/7/2014HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael W. Tryon
  5/7/2014HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  5/7/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Ed Sullivan, Jr.
  5/7/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Fortner
  5/7/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah Conroy
  5/7/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel J. Burke
  5/7/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  5/7/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert F. Martwick
  5/7/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  5/7/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Tom Demmer
  5/7/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. John D. Cavaletto
  5/7/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
  5/7/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Smiddy
  5/7/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Katherine Cloonen
  5/7/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer
  5/7/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  5/7/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  5/7/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  5/13/2014HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/13/2014HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/15/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  5/20/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  5/20/2014HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 116-000-000
  5/20/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael P. McAuliffe
  5/20/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  5/20/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. John M. Cabello
  5/20/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. C.D. Davidsmeyer
  5/20/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  5/20/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J. Verschoore
  5/20/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
  5/20/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol A. Sente
  5/20/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  5/21/2014SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1
  5/21/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1 - May 22, 2014
  5/22/2014SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Linda Holmes
  5/22/2014SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/27/2014SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Agriculture and Conservation
  5/28/2014SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Agriculture and Conservation; 005-000-000
  5/30/2014SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 057-000-000
  5/30/2014SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/27/2014SenateSent to the Governor
  8/25/2014SenateGovernor Approved
  8/25/2014SenateEffective Date January 1, 2015
  8/25/2014SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-1033

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