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 Bill Status of SB1247  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  HERPTILES-HERPS-VARIOUS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Linda Holmes

House Sponsors
(Rep. Joyce Mason)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/6/2021SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0315

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
520 ILCS 5/1.6from Ch. 61, par. 1.6


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Wildlife Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the propagation and stocking of mammals and birds.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
520 ILCS 5/1.6
Adds reference to:
510 ILCS 68/1-5
510 ILCS 68/1-15
510 ILCS 68/5-5
510 ILCS 68/5-10
510 ILCS 68/5-15
510 ILCS 68/5-20
510 ILCS 68/5-30
510 ILCS 68/5-35
510 ILCS 68/10-40
510 ILCS 68/15-5
510 ILCS 68/20-30
510 ILCS 68/25-5
510 ILCS 68/25-30
510 ILCS 68/30-10
510 ILCS 68/35-5
510 ILCS 68/40-5
510 ILCS 68/40-10
510 ILCS 68/45-5
510 ILCS 68/50-5
510 ILCS 68/50-10
510 ILCS 68/55-5
510 ILCS 68/55-10
510 ILCS 68/55-15 new
510 ILCS 68/60-5
510 ILCS 68/65-5
510 ILCS 68/70-5
510 ILCS 68/80-5
510 ILCS 68/Art. 87 heading new
510 ILCS 68/87-5 new
510 ILCS 68/87-10 new
510 ILCS 68/90-5
510 ILCS 68/90-10 new
510 ILCS 68/95-5
510 ILCS 68/95-10
510 ILCS 68/100-5
510 ILCS 68/100-10
510 ILCS 68/100-15
510 ILCS 68/105-10
510 ILCS 68/105-30
510 ILCS 68/105-35
510 ILCS 68/105-40
510 ILCS 68/105-55
510 ILCS 68/105-60
510 ILCS 68/105-65
510 ILCS 68/105-75
510 ILCS 68/105-80
510 ILCS 68/105-90
510 ILCS 68/105-95
510 ILCS 68/110-5
520 ILCS 10/3from Ch. 8, par. 333
520 ILCS 10/4from Ch. 8, par. 334
520 ILCS 10/5from Ch. 8, par. 335

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Herptiles-Herps Act. Provides that the purpose of the Act is to regulate the protection, control, possession, and propagation of herptiles in this State. Reinserts the definition of "herpetoculture" and inserts the definitions "hybrid", "intergrade", "morphological variation", and "propagation" into the Act. Modifies other definitions. Replaces the term "reptile or amphibian life" with "herptile" throughout the Act. Modifies the possession limits of herptiles. Sets forth provisions relating to the propagation of herptiles and the issuance of a Herptile Endangered and Threatened Species Propagation permit. Modifies other provisions relating to permits. Makes changes to provisions regarding the taking of turtles or bullfrogs. Modifies provisions concerning alligator snapping turtles, crocodilians, monitor lizards, and certain toad species. Inserts a new Article relating to herptile diseases into the Act. Prohibits the possession of herptiles for commercial purposes unless otherwise authorized under the Act. Modifies liability provisions relating to the possession of a herptile. Changes provisions relating to violations, penalties, and enforcement of the Act. Inserts civil and criminal accountability provisions regarding a person who aids or contributes to a violation of the Act or administrative rule. Makes other changes. Amends the Illinois Endangered Species Act. Removes language in the Act referring to certain permitting provisions for endangered and threatened amphibians and reptiles in the Herptiles-Herps Act.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/25/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Don Harmon
  2/25/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/25/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/17/2021SenateAssigned to Executive
  3/24/2021SenateDo Pass Executive; 016-000-000
  3/24/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 25, 2021
  3/25/2021SenateSecond Reading
  3/25/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 13, 2021
  4/15/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Linda Holmes
  4/15/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/20/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Agriculture
  4/22/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Agriculture; 012-000-000
  4/23/2021SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Linda Holmes
  4/23/2021SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/23/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Holmes
  4/23/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  4/26/2021HouseArrived in House
  4/26/2021HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  4/27/2021HouseFirst Reading
  4/27/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/3/2021HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Joyce Mason
  5/4/2021HouseAssigned to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  5/11/2021HouseDo Pass / Consent Calendar Agriculture & Conservation Committee; 007-000-000
  5/12/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
  5/13/2021HouseSecond Reading - Consent Calendar
  5/13/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Consent Calendar
  5/14/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Consent Calendar
  5/21/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - First Day
  5/26/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - Passed 112-000-000
  5/26/2021SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/24/2021SenateSent to the Governor
  8/6/2021SenateGovernor Approved
  8/6/2021SenateEffective Date January 1, 2022
  8/6/2021SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0315

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