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 Bill Status of HB1437  97th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Lisa M. Dugan

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
35 ILCS 105/3-5
35 ILCS 110/3-5
35 ILCS 115/3-5
35 ILCS 120/2-5
520 ILCS 5/1.2sfrom Ch. 61, par. 1.2s
520 ILCS 5/1.2tfrom Ch. 61, par. 1.2t
520 ILCS 5/2.2from Ch. 61, par. 2.2
520 ILCS 5/2.2a new
520 ILCS 5/2.3from Ch. 61, par. 2.3
520 ILCS 5/3.5from Ch. 61, par. 3.5
520 ILCS 5/3.34 rep.

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Wildlife Code. Provides for the protection of a variety of wild birds, parts of wild birds, and other mammals. Provides that the Department may prohibit or limit the importation, possession, release into the wild, take, commercialization of take, sale, and propagation of wild mammals, wild birds, and feral livestock that are not defined as protected species to reduce risks of communicable diseases, nuisances, and damages to wild or domestic species, agricultural crops, property, and environment. Provides that the Department shall set forth applicable regulations in an administrative rule. Provides that it shall be unlawful to release from captivity any live bird or mammal, either indigenous or non-indigenous in this State and that is ordinarily considered a wildlife species without securing written permission from the Department prior to release. Makes changes to the definitions of "wild" and "wildlife". Makes other changes. Makes corresponding changes to the exemption provisions of the Use Tax Act, the Service Use Tax Act, the Service Occupation Tax Act, and the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Removes the Gray Wolf, American black bear, and cougar as protected wildlife.

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2011HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Lisa M. Dugan
  2/14/2011HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/15/2011HouseAssigned to Revenue & Finance Committee
  3/3/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Lisa M. Dugan
  3/3/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/7/2011HouseRe-assigned to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  3/7/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  3/15/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Agriculture & Conservation Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/15/2011HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Agriculture & Conservation Committee; 013-000-000
  3/16/2011HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2011HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/15/2011HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

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