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Public Act 097-0733


 

Public Act 0733 97TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  
  

 


 
Public Act 097-0733
 
HB4119 EnrolledLRB097 17191 CEL 62391 b

    AN ACT concerning fish.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 5. The Fish and Aquatic Life Code is amended by
adding Section 5-30 as follows:
 
    (515 ILCS 5/5-30 new)
    Sec. 5-30. Shark fins.
    (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.

Effective Date: 1/1/2013