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 Bill Status of HB5788  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  FISHING AUTHORIZATION & LIMITS

House Sponsors
Rep. Charles Meier - Tim Butler

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. David S. Luechtefeld )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/22/2016HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0867

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
515 ILCS 5/10-110from Ch. 56, par. 10-110


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Fish and Aquatic Life Code. Adds catfish to the list of aquatic life that may be taken by pitchfork, underwater spear gun, bow and arrow or bow and arrow device, including a sling shot bow, spear, or gig. Provides that specified fish shall not be sold or bartered unless authorized by the Department of Natural Resources. Provides that the daily take, harvest limits, or additional species are subject to and set forth in administrative rule.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/11/2016HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Charles Meier
  2/11/2016HouseFirst Reading
  2/11/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/23/2016HouseAssigned to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  4/4/2016HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Agriculture & Conservation Committee; 017-000-000
  4/5/2016HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/6/2016HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/6/2016HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/7/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Tim Butler
  4/7/2016HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 115-000-000
  4/7/2016SenateArrive in Senate
  4/7/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 12, 2016
  4/12/2016SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. David S. Luechtefeld
  4/13/2016SenateFirst Reading
  4/13/2016SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/17/2016SenateApproved for Consideration Assignments
  5/17/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 18, 2016
  5/18/2016SenateSecond Reading
  5/18/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 19, 2016
  5/25/2016SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  5/25/2016HousePassed Both Houses
  6/23/2016HouseSent to the Governor
  8/22/2016HouseGovernor Approved
  8/22/2016HouseEffective Date January 1, 2017
  8/22/2016HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0867

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