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 Bill Status of HB3234  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  CROSSBOW HUNTING-COYOTES

House Sponsors
Rep. Jerry Costello, II

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Chapin Rose )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/7/2015HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0307

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
520 ILCS 5/2.5


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Wildlife Code. Provides that any person may use a crossbow to take coyotes during any coyote season. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Wildlife Code. Provides that a person may use a crossbow to take coyotes at any time that it is legal to use a bow and arrow to take coyotes. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
520 ILCS 5/2.5
Adds reference to:
520 ILCS 5/3.1-9

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Wildlife Code. Provides that any resident youth age 18 and under (previously, 16 and under) may apply to the Department for a Youth Hunting License. Provides that at age 18 (was 17) years or when the youth chooses to hunt by himself or herself, he or she is required to successfully complete a hunter safety course approved by the Department prior to being able to obtain a full hunting license and subsequently hunt by himself or herself. Makes a corresponding change.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Provides that at age 19 years (instead of 18) or when the youth chooses to hunt by himself or herself, he or she is required to successfully complete a hunter safety course approved by the Department of Natural Resources prior to being able to obtain a full hunting license and subsequently hunt by himself or herself.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/25/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jerry Costello, II
  2/25/2015HouseFirst Reading
  2/25/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/10/2015HouseAssigned to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  3/17/2015HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Agriculture & Conservation Committee; 017-000-000
  3/18/2015HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/20/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jerry Costello, II
  3/20/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/24/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-000-000
  4/22/2015HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/22/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/22/2015HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/23/2015HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 098-013-001
  4/28/2015SenateArrive in Senate
  4/28/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/28/2015SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Chapin Rose
  4/28/2015SenateFirst Reading
  4/28/2015SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/18/2015SenateAssigned to Agriculture
  5/18/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Chapin Rose
  5/18/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/18/2015SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 31, 2015
  5/19/2015SenateWaive Posting Notice
  5/19/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Agriculture
  5/20/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  5/20/2015SenateDo Pass as Amended Agriculture; 007-000-000
  5/20/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 21, 2015
  5/20/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Chapin Rose
  5/20/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  5/21/2015SenateSecond Reading
  5/21/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 22, 2015
  5/21/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Be Approved for Consideration Assignments
  5/22/2015SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/22/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Rose
  5/22/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  5/22/2015SenateThird Reading - Passed; 047-000-000
  5/22/2015HouseArrived in House
  5/22/2015HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1, 2
  5/22/2015HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Jerry Costello, II
  5/22/2015HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Jerry Costello, II
  5/22/2015HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/22/2015HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/25/2015HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  5/25/2015HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  5/27/2015HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Agriculture & Conservation Committee; 016-000-000
  5/27/2015HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Agriculture & Conservation Committee; 016-000-000
  5/31/2015HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 109-003-000
  5/31/2015HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 House Concurs 109-003-000
  5/31/2015HouseHouse Concurs
  5/31/2015HousePassed Both Houses
  6/29/2015HouseSent to the Governor
  8/7/2015HouseGovernor Approved
  8/7/2015HouseEffective Date January 1, 2016
  8/7/2015HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0307

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