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 Bill Status of SB2156  93rd General Assembly


Short Description:  HUNTING HERITAGE PROTECTION

Senate Sponsors
Sen. John O. Jones - Gary Forby

House Sponsors
(Rep. William J. Grunloh - John E. Bradley - Brandon W. Phelps - Lisa M. Dugan - Careen Gordon, Patrick Verschoore, Jay C. Hoffman, Kurt M. Granberg and Michael K. Smith)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/29/2004SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 93-0837

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Illinois Hunting Heritage Protection Act. Provides that, subject to limitations, certain State public lands shall be open to access and use for recreational hunting. Provides that State public land management decisions and actions should, to the greatest practical extent, result in no net loss of land area available for hunting opportunities on State public lands. Provides that by October 1 of each year, the Director of Natural Resources shall submit a report pertaining to areas that have been closed to recreational hunting, the reasons for the closures, and areas that were opened to recreational hunting to compensate for those areas that were closed.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/14/2004SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. John O. Jones
  1/14/2004SenateFirst Reading
  1/14/2004SenateReferred to Rules
  1/29/2004SenateAssigned to Agriculture & Conservation
  2/10/2004SenateDo Pass Agriculture & Conservation; 009-000-000
  2/10/2004SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 18, 2004
  2/18/2004SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Gary Forby
  2/20/2004SenateSecond Reading
  2/20/2004SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading February 24, 2004
  3/2/2004SenateThird Reading - Passed; 045-004-001
  3/2/2004HouseArrived in House
  3/2/2004HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/3/2004HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. John A. Fritchey
  3/3/2004HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John E. Bradley
  3/3/2004HouseFirst Reading
  3/3/2004HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/29/2004HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. William J. Grunloh
  3/29/2004HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  3/29/2004HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lisa M. Dugan
  3/29/2004HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Careen Gordon
  4/2/2004HouseAssigned to Agriculture and Conservation Committee
  4/21/2004HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Agriculture and Conservation Committee; 015-000-000
  4/21/2004HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/27/2004HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/27/2004HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/29/2004HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick Verschoore
  4/29/2004HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jay C. Hoffman
  4/29/2004HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kurt M. Granberg
  4/29/2004HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael K. Smith
  5/4/2004HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 112-004-002
  5/4/2004SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/2/2004SenateSent to the Governor
  7/29/2004SenateGovernor Approved
  7/29/2004SenateEffective Date January 1, 2005
  7/29/2004SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 93-0837

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