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Full Text of SB1251  100th General Assembly




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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 15-20 as follows:
6    (515 ILCS 5/15-20)  (from Ch. 56, par. 15-20)
7    Sec. 15-20. Commercial fish species designated by the
8Department Yellow perch, bloater chubs and smelt; method of
9taking. Bloater chubs, smelt, and yellow perch may be taken in
10Lake Michigan with gill nets or dip nets but no other net shall
11be used for taking these fish in Lake Michigan. All trout,
12including lake trout, salmon, and lake whitefish may not be
13taken by commercial fishing devices, including gill or pound
14nets. Any incidental catch of trout, including lake trout,
15salmon, and lake whitefish taken in legal sized gill or pound
16nets must be returned immediately to the water. The methods of
17taking are subject to modification by administrative rule based
18upon lake-wide scientific assessment data or fishery
19management need.
20(Source: P.A. 87-833.)
21    (515 ILCS 5/15-30 rep.)
22    Section 10. The Fish and Aquatic Life Code is amended by



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1repealing Section 15-30.