Bill Status of HB4459 94th General Assembly
Short Description: DNR-VIETNM VETS-FREE-HUNT FISH
Rep. Donald L. Moffitt - Paul D. Froehlich - Sidney H. Mathias - Lisa M. Dugan and Linda Chapa LaVia
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Natural Resources (Conservation) Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois, the Fish and Aquatic Life Code, and the Wildlife Code to allow Illinois residents who are veterans of the Vietnam War, as recognized by the U.S. Department of Veterans' Affairs, and that served in that conflict as an active duty member of the United States Armed Forces, the National Guard, or the Reserves of the United States Armed Forces to camp, fish, and hunt without paying fees for the period of time that the member served in that conflict. Requires the qualifying veteran to apply for a pass at the Department office in Springfield and to provide verification of service to the Department. Provides that any portion of a year that the active duty member served shall count as a full year. Effective immediately.