BOLAND AND DAVIS,STEVE.
WILDLIFE CD-SPECIES VALUES
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Wildlife Code. Provides that the fair market value or
replacement cost (now stated values) shall determine the value of
protected species to classify hunting and trapping violations, but
that the minimum value shall not be less than the provision's stated
values. Increases the stated value for a bald eagle to $500 (now
$200) and for antlered whitetail deer to $500 (now all whitetail deer,
STATE MANDATES ACT FISCAL NOTE
HB2721 fails to create a State mandate.
FISCAL NOTE (Dpt. Natural Resources)
No additional cost; possible revenue increase.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 4.
Adds reference to:
520 ILCS 5/2.33 from Ch. 61, par. 2.33
520 ILCS 5/3.5
Deletes everything. Amends the Wildlife Code. Deletes the
hunting and trapping prohibition concerning the nighttime use of
calling devices. Provides that nothing shall prohibit the pursuit of
a crippled migratory waterfowl that is incapable of normal flight
(now, incapable of flight) if done within 400 yards (now, 200) of the
hunting blind. Provides that fair market value, replacement cost, or
stated minimum values, whichever is greater, (now, stated values)
shall determine the value of the protected species to classify hunting
and trapping violations. Increases the stated values of certain
species and adds additional categories of species and their minimum
values. Provides that a person shall be guilty of a Class 4 felony if
convicted of more than one violation in a 90-day period where the
animals of each violation are not valued at or in excess of $300, but
the total value of the animals from the multiple violations is at or
in excess of $300. Establishes court procedure and conditions to
impose probation on first-time offenders guilty of commercial
possession of protected species.
STATE MANDATES ACT FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 4
No change from previous mandates note.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
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