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 Bill Status of SB0803  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  WILDLIFE-USE OF SILENCERS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. William R. Haine - Gary Forby, Darin M. LaHood, Wm. Sam McCann and Sue Rezin

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
520 ILCS 5/2.33from Ch. 61, par. 2.33
520 ILCS 5/2.33-2 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Wildlife Code. Removes a prohibition on the use of a silencer or other device to muffle or mute the sound of the explosion or report resulting from the firing of any gun. Provides that no person shall, carry, possess, transport or use a silencer, suppressor or other device to muffle or mute the sound of the explosion or report resulting from the firing of any gun for the taking of game, unless such silencer, suppressor, or device is in compliance with the National Firearms Act. Any game animal regulated under this Act may be taken within its season with a silencer, suppressor, or device to muffle or mute the sound of the explosion or report resulting from the firing of any gun. A silencer, suppressor, or device to muffle or mute the sound of the explosion or report resulting from the firing of any gun may be used when taking wildlife in accordance with a specified provision concerning the authority to kill wildlife responsible for damage. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/5/2015SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. William R. Haine
  2/5/2015SenateFirst Reading
  2/5/2015SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/17/2015SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  3/4/2015SenateTo Subcommittee on Firearms (JU)
  3/27/2015SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 24, 2015
  4/23/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Darin M. LaHood
  4/24/2015SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 15, 2015
  5/7/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
  5/15/2015SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2015
  5/20/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. William R. Haine
  5/20/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/21/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Sue Rezin
  5/21/2015SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Gary Forby
  5/21/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Judiciary
  10/10/2015SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  10/10/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

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