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Full Text of HB4585  100th General Assembly

HB4585 100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2017 and 2018
HB4585

 

Introduced , by Rep. Tony McCombie

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
515 ILCS 5/10-26 new
515 ILCS 5/10-75  from Ch. 56, par. 10-75

    Amends the Fish and Aquatic Life Code. Provides that all properly licensed individuals shall be permitted to take, in any one day, no more than one flathead catfish under 35 inches in length within the waters of Rock River. Provides that a flathead catfish in possession of an individual from Rock River that is over 35 inches in length shall be released immediately. Provides that all properly licensed individuals shall be permitted to take, in any one day, no more than 6 channel catfish under 30 inches in length within the waters of Rock River. Provides that a channel catfish in possession of an individual from Rock River that is over 30 inches in length shall be released immediately.


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A BILL FOR

 

HB4585LRB100 17519 SLF 32689 b

1    AN ACT concerning fish.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The Fish and Aquatic Life Code is amended by
5changing Section 10-75 and by adding Section 10-26 as follows:
 
6    (515 ILCS 5/10-26 new)
7    Sec. 10-26. Daily limit; taking of catfish in Rock River.
8All properly licensed individuals shall be permitted to take,
9in any one day, no more than one flathead catfish under 35
10inches in length within the waters of Rock River. A flathead
11catfish in possession of an individual from Rock River that is
12over 35 inches in length shall be released immediately. All
13properly licensed individuals shall be permitted to take, in
14any one day, no more than 6 channel catfish under 30 inches in
15length within the waters of Rock River. A channel catfish in
16possession of an individual from Rock River that is over 30
17inches in length shall be released immediately.
 
18    (515 ILCS 5/10-75)  (from Ch. 56, par. 10-75)
19    Sec. 10-75. Application of Article. This Article 10 shall
20apply only to aquatic life in waters and lands wholly or in
21part within the boundaries of the State of Illinois, except as
22provided in Section 10-26 of this Code.

 

 

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1    The provisions of Sections 10-5 through 10-75 are subject
2to modification by administrative rule.
3    Aquatic life legally taken in and transported from other
4states or countries may be possessed within the State of
5Illinois, subject to the provisions of Sections 15-55 and 15-60
6of this Code.
7    Any aquatic life taken at any time except during an open
8season established under this Code, including administrative
9rules, or of a size less than the minimum provided by this
10Code, including administrative rules, shall be immediately
11returned, without unnecessary injury, to the waters from which
12taken.
13(Source: P.A. 87-833.)