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 Bill Status of HB4119  97th General Assembly

Short Description:  SHARK FIN BAN

House Sponsors
Rep. Sara Feigenholtz - Carol A. Sente - Randy Ramey, Jr. - Daniel Biss - Monique D. Davis

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Antonio Muñoz - John G. Mulroe - Pamela J. Althoff and Kirk W. Dillard)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/2/2012HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0733

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
515 ILCS 5/5-30 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Fish and Aquatic Life Code. Provides that a person may not possess, sell, offer for sale, trade, or distribute a shark fin. Defines "shark" and "shark fin".

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Provides that a "shark fin" means a raw, dried, or otherwise processed fin.

DateChamber Action
  1/25/2012HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  1/25/2012HouseFirst Reading
  1/25/2012HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/6/2012HouseAssigned to Consumer Protection Committee
  2/15/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Biss
  2/15/2012HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Biss
  2/21/2012HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Consumer Protection Committee; 019-000-000
  2/22/2012HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/22/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  2/22/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2012HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol A. Sente
  2/27/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  2/28/2012HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  2/28/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted by Voice Vote
  2/28/2012HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/8/2012HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Randy Ramey, Jr.
  3/8/2012HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 081-033-000
  3/8/2012HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Biss
  3/8/2012HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  3/21/2012SenateArrive in Senate
  3/21/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/21/2012SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
  3/21/2012SenateFirst Reading
  3/21/2012SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/22/2012SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Antonio Muñoz
  3/22/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. John G. Mulroe
  4/11/2012SenateAssigned to Environment
  4/26/2012SenateDo Pass Environment; 007-001-000
  4/26/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 1, 2012
  4/26/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kirk W. Dillard
  4/27/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  5/2/2012SenateSecond Reading
  5/2/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 3, 2012
  5/15/2012SenateThird Reading - Passed; 041-013-000
  5/15/2012HousePassed Both Houses
  6/13/2012HouseSent to the Governor
  7/2/2012HouseGovernor Approved
  7/2/2012HouseEffective Date January 1, 2013
  7/2/2012HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0733

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