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 Bill Status of HB4558  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  WILDLIFE-DEER HUNTING

House Sponsors
Rep. Thomas M. Bennett - Norine K. Hammond - Patrick J. Verschoore - John D. Anthony - Brandon W. Phelps, Al Riley, Grant Wehrli, Mike Smiddy, Terri Bryant, Robert W. Pritchard, Katherine Cloonen, Jerry Costello, II, Anna Moeller, Donald L. Moffitt, Charles Meier and Michael D. Unes

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. William E. Brady , William R. Haine, John M. Sullivan, Tim Bivins, David S. Luechtefeld, David Koehler, Linda Holmes, Neil Anderson, Gary Forby and Mr. Dan McConchie)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/8/2016HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0528

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
520 ILCS 5/2.24from Ch. 61, par. 2.24


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Wildlife Code. Provides that it is unlawful to take or possess deer in this State, except in compliance with the Act and its rules (instead of in compliance with the specified provisions of the Act). Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the language of the introduced bill with the following changes. Amends the Wildlife Code. Deletes language providing that it shall be unlawful to take or possess deer in this State, except in compliance with the Act and its rules. Provides that it shall be unlawful to take or possess deer in this State, except if the person has complied with various provisions of this Act. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/27/2016HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Thomas M. Bennett
  1/27/2016HouseFirst Reading
  1/27/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/5/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine K. Hammond
  2/9/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J. Verschoore
  2/9/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  2/16/2016HouseAssigned to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  2/16/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
  2/17/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John D. Anthony
  2/17/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Grant Wehrli
  2/17/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Smiddy
  2/23/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Terri Bryant
  2/29/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  3/9/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katherine Cloonen
  3/16/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Thomas M. Bennett
  3/16/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/30/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry Costello, II
  4/4/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  4/4/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Agriculture & Conservation Committee; by Voice Vote
  4/4/2016HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Agriculture & Conservation Committee; 017-000-000
  4/5/2016HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/7/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
  4/7/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  4/7/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles Meier
  4/13/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael D. Unes
  4/15/2016HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/15/2016HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/19/2016HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/20/2016HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 115-000-000
  4/20/2016SenateArrive in Senate
  4/20/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/20/2016SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. William E. Brady
  4/20/2016SenateFirst Reading
  4/20/2016SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/21/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. William R. Haine
  4/21/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. John M. Sullivan
  4/21/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Tim Bivins
  4/21/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. David S. Luechtefeld
  5/3/2016SenateAssigned to Agriculture
  5/11/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  5/11/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  5/12/2016SenateDo Pass Agriculture; 006-000-000
  5/12/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 17, 2016
  5/12/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Neil Anderson
  5/12/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Gary Forby
  5/17/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan McConchie
  5/19/2016SenateSecond Reading
  5/19/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 23, 2016
  5/24/2016SenateThird Reading - Passed; 052-000-000
  5/24/2016HousePassed Both Houses
  6/22/2016HouseSent to the Governor
  7/8/2016HouseGovernor Approved
  7/8/2016HouseEffective Date July 8, 2016
  7/8/2016HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0528

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