(520 ILCS 5/2.35)
(from Ch. 61, par. 2.35)
(a) Migratory game birds, or any part or parts thereof, may be
possessed only in accordance with the regulations of the Federal
(b) Except as provided in Sections 3.21, 3.23, 3.27, 3.28 and
3.30 it is unlawful to possess wild game birds or wild game mammals or any
parts thereof in excess of the legally established daily limit or possession
limit, whichever applies.
(c) Except as provided
in Sections 3.11, 3.12, 3.15, 3.18, 3.21 and 3.25, it is unlawful to
have in possession the green hides of fur-bearing mammals during the period
within which it is unlawful to take such fur-bearing mammals in the State
where taken, except during the open season provided and for an additional
20 days next succeeding such open season.
(d) Failure to establish proof of
the legality of the possession in another state or country and of
importation into the State of Illinois, shall be prima facie evidence that
migratory game birds and game birds or any parts thereof,
and fur-bearing mammals or any parts thereof, were taken within the State
(e) For all those species to which a daily or possession limit
shall apply, each hunter shall maintain his bag of such species separately
and distinctly from those of all other hunters.
(f) No person shall
receive or have in custody any protected species
belonging to another person, except in the personal abodes of the donor or
donee, unless such protected species are tagged with the hunter's name, his
address, the total number of species, and the date such species were taken.
(Source: P.A. 88-416; 89-341, eff. 8-17-95.)