Full Text of HB4119 97th General Assembly
HB4119enr 97TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
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AN ACT concerning fish.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Fish and Aquatic Life Code is amended by
adding Section 5-30 as follows:
(515 ILCS 5/5-30 new)
(a) As used in this Section, "shark" means any species of
the subclass Elasmobranchii.
(b) As used in this Section, "shark fin" means a raw,
dried, or otherwise processed detached fin or a raw, dried, or
otherwise processed detached tail of a shark.
(c) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (d) of this
Section, a person may not possess, sell, offer for sale, trade,
or distribute a shark fin on or after January 1, 2013.
(d) Until July 1, 2013, any person may possess, sell, offer
for sale, trade, or distribute a shark fin possessed by that
person on January 1, 2013.