(510 ILCS 68/55-5)
    Sec. 55-5. Permit application and fees. An applicant for a Herpetoculture permit must file an application with the Department on a form provided by the Department. The application must include all information and requirements as set forth by administrative rule. The application for these permits shall be reviewed by the Department to determine if a permit should be issued.
    Unless addressed or exempted by administrative rule, annual permit renewal must be accompanied by a non-refundable fee as set by the Department. The annual fee for a residential Herpetoculture permit shall be set by administrative rule. The Department shall adopt, by administrative rule, any additional procedures for the renewal of a Herpetoculture permit. All fees shall be deposited into the Wildlife and Fish Fund.
    As determined by the Department, non-residents may apply for a permit not to exceed 15 consecutive days to commercialize herptiles indigenous to this State as outlined in this Article. The fee for the permit shall be set by administrative rule, and all fees shall be deposited into the Wildlife and Fish Fund.
    The Department shall adopt, by administrative rule, additional procedures for the renewal of annual Herpetoculture permits.
(Source: P.A. 98-752, eff. 1-1-15.)