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 Bill Status of HB3272  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  COMMERCIAL FISHING REGULATION

House Sponsors
Rep. Sheri Jesiel - Patricia R. Bellock - Barbara Wheeler

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Dan McConchie - Napoleon Harris, III)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/18/2017HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0168

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
515 ILCS 5/15-20from Ch. 56, par. 15-20
515 ILCS 5/15-30 rep.


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Fish and Aquatic Life Code. Provides that all trout, including lake trout, salmon, and lake whitefish may not be taken by commercial fishing devices, including gill or pound nets. Provides that any incidental catch of trout, including lake trout, salmon, and lake whitefish taken in legal sized gill or pound nets must be returned immediately to the water. Provides that the methods of taking are subject to modification by administrative rule based upon lake-wide scientific assessment data or fishery management need. Repeals a Section concerning commercial fishing.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Sheri Jesiel
  2/9/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2017HouseAssigned to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  3/7/2017HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Agriculture & Conservation Committee; 015-000-000
  3/8/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/9/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/9/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/15/2017HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 109-000-000
  3/15/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  3/15/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Wheeler
  3/16/2017SenateArrive in Senate
  3/16/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 28, 2017
  5/1/2017SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Dan McConchie
  5/2/2017SenateFirst Reading
  5/2/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/4/2017SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  5/5/2017SenateAssigned to Agriculture
  5/11/2017SenateDo Pass Agriculture; 010-000-000
  5/11/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 12, 2017
  5/19/2017SenateSecond Reading
  5/19/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 22, 2017
  5/25/2017SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-001-000
  5/25/2017HousePassed Both Houses
  6/23/2017HouseSent to the Governor
  8/18/2017HouseGovernor Approved
  8/18/2017HouseEffective Date January 1, 2018
  8/18/2017HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0168

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