Bill Status of SB0257  93rd General Assembly


Short Description:  WILDLIFE CD-HANDGUN-DEER

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Todd Sieben - Larry D. Woolard - Dale E. Risinger - John O. Jones - John M. Sullivan

House Sponsors
(Rep. Brandon W. Phelps - Robert F. Flider - William J. Grunloh)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  11/6/2003SenateTotal Veto Stands

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
520 ILCS 5/2.25from Ch. 61, par. 2.25
520 ILCS 5/2.26from Ch. 61, par. 2.26


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Wildlife Code. Permits the use of handguns during the open season for deer. Provides that any centerfire handguns of .30 caliber or larger with a minimum barrel length of 4 inches may be used. Provides that the only legal ammunition for a centerfire handgun is a cartridge of .30 caliber or larger with a capability of at least 500 foot pounds of energy at the muzzle. Prohibits the use of full metal jacket bullets. Provides that the Department of Natural Resources shall make administrative rules concerning management restrictions applicable to the firearm and bow and arrow season. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Reinstates language concerning administrative rules regarding the use of a bow and arrow for deer hunting.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/5/2003SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Todd Sieben
  2/5/2003SenateFirst Reading
  2/5/2003SenateReferred to Rules
  3/5/2003SenateAssigned to Agriculture & Conservation
  3/12/2003SenateDo Pass Agriculture & Conservation; 008-000-000
  3/12/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 13, 2003
  3/13/2003SenateSecond Reading
  3/13/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 18, 2003
  3/19/2003SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Larry D. Woolard
  3/19/2003SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale E. Risinger
  3/24/2003SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. John O. Jones
  3/24/2003SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. John M. Sullivan
  3/24/2003SenateThird Reading - Passed; 047-005-002
  3/24/2003HouseArrived in House
  3/24/2003HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/25/2003HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  3/25/2003HouseFirst Reading
  3/25/2003HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/31/2003HouseAssigned to Agriculture and Conservation Committee
  4/9/2003HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Agriculture and Conservation Committee; 014-000-000
  4/9/2003HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/9/2003HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert F. Flider
  4/10/2003HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/10/2003HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/16/2003HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/16/2003HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/30/2003HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  4/30/2003HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/13/2003HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-000-000
  5/14/2003HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/14/2003HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted by Voice Vote
  5/14/2003HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/14/2003HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William J. Grunloh
  5/16/2003HouseCommittee/3rd Reading Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b); May 23, 2003
  5/20/2003HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 095-019-001
  5/21/2003SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 01
  5/21/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 01 - May 22, 2003.
  5/21/2003SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Todd Sieben
  5/21/2003SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules
  5/22/2003SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Agriculture & Conservation
  5/23/2003SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Be Adopted Agriculture & Conservation; 006-000-000
  5/28/2003SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 055-002-000
  5/28/2003SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/26/2003SenateSent to the Governor
  8/20/2003SenateGovernor Vetoed
  10/23/2003SenatePlaced Calendar Total Veto November 4, 2003
  11/6/2003SenateTotal Veto Stands