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Public Act 100-0168


 

Public Act 0168 100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  
  

 


 
Public Act 100-0168
 
HB3272 EnrolledLRB100 11161 SLF 21456 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
changing Section 15-20 as follows:
 
    (515 ILCS 5/15-20)  (from Ch. 56, par. 15-20)
    Sec. 15-20. Commercial fish species designated by the
Department Yellow perch, bloater chubs and smelt; method of
taking. Bloater chubs, smelt, and yellow perch may be taken in
Lake Michigan with gill nets or dip nets but no other net shall
be used for taking these fish in Lake Michigan. All trout,
including lake trout, salmon, and lake whitefish may not be
taken by commercial fishing devices, including gill or pound
nets. Any incidental catch of trout, including lake trout,
salmon, and lake whitefish taken in legal sized gill or pound
nets must be returned immediately to the water. The methods of
taking are subject to modification by administrative rule based
upon lake-wide scientific assessment data or fishery
management need.
(Source: P.A. 87-833.)
 
    (515 ILCS 5/15-30 rep.)
    Section 10. The Fish and Aquatic Life Code is amended by
repealing Section 15-30.

Effective Date: 1/1/2018