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Public Act 095-1037




Public Act 095-1037
SB2562 Enrolled LRB095 19779 RCE 46157 b

    AN ACT concerning wildlife.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Wildlife Code is amended by changing Section
1.13 as follows:
    (520 ILCS 5/1.13)  (from Ch. 61, par. 1.13)
    Sec. 1.13. The Department is authorized to issue a "Public
Hunting Grounds for Waterfowl" daily usage stamp at a fee not
to exceed $10 for duck hunting areas, and not to exceed $15 for
Canada goose hunting areas; and assess a daily "Public Hunting
Grounds for Pheasants" fee daily usage stamp not to exceed $25
($35 for non-residents) in 2008 and increasing by $5 every
third year until the maximum fee is $50 ($60 for non-residents)
$15, such stamp to expire at the end of the day of issue. Each
person shall obtain such a stamp from the Department to be
attached to the permit card assigned to a person, or pay the
daily fee to hunt pheasants, under the provisions of the rules
and regulations made by the Department for the operation of
State Public Hunting Grounds. Rulemaking authority to
implement this amendatory Act of the 95th General Assembly, if
any, is conditioned on the rules being adopted in accordance
with all provisions of the Illinois Administrative Procedure
Act and all rules and procedures of the Joint Committee on
Administrative Rules; any purported rule not so adopted, for
whatever reason, is unauthorized.
    The Department is authorized to permit hunters to harvest
both male and female hand reared pheasants released on such
public hunting grounds.
    The Department shall cause an administrative rule, setting
forth the rules and regulations for the operation of Public
Hunting Areas on lands and waters owned or leased by this
(Source: P.A. 87-126.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 02/17/2009