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(520 ILCS 5/3.18)
(from Ch. 61, par. 3.18)
Non-resident fur buyers.
Any individual not a resident of this State, who,
State, receives, collects or buys, or who acts as an agent
or broker in the receipt, collection or purchase of the green
hides of fur-bearing mammals, protected by this Act, shall be a
non-resident fur buyer
in the meaning of this Act. Non-resident fur buyer permits shall be issued
by the Department.
Non-resident fur buyers must obtain a non-resident fur buyer permit before
receiving, collecting, or purchasing the green hides of fur-bearing mammals
within this State except that a non-resident fur buyer permit shall not be
required for purchasing the green hides of fur-bearing mammals from resident
fur buyers as defined in Section 3.11.
The annual fee for each non-resident fur
buyer permit shall be $250.00. All non-resident fur buyer permits shall
expire on March 31 of each year. A
non-resident fur buyer may buy, sell, possess, transport and ship
the green hides of any legally
taken fur-bearing mammals;
provided, however, that failure to establish proof of the
legality of or origin of the green hides of fur-bearing mammals
be prima facie evidence that such green hides of fur-bearing
within this State. Nothing in this Section shall be construed
to remove such permittee from responsibility for the observance of any federal
laws, rules or regulations which may apply to the green hides of fur-bearing mammals.
(Source: P.A. 100-123, eff. 1-1-18