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 Bill Status of HB5517  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  DNR-CONCESSIONAIRES-VETERANS

House Sponsors
Rep. David Friess and Dave Severin

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/11/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 835/4d new
520 ILCS 5/3.1-4
520 ILCS 5/3.2from Ch. 61, par. 3.2


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Parks Act. Requires all persons or entities seeking to charge fees to participants, provide items for sale, or otherwise collect money or items as part of an event located on property or facilities that are owned, leased, or managed by the Department of Natural Resources to complete a permit to sell application form to obtain a permit to sell. Provides that all revenue generated from an event shall be subject to a 10% fee payable to the Department of Natural Resources upon completion of the event. Requires all funds received by the Department to be allocated to the site at which the fees were collected. Waives activity permit fees, permit to sell fees, the 10% facility fees, and facility usage fees for formally recognized Friends Groups and for all fishing tournaments and clubs. Amends the Wildlife Code. Provides that resident military members returning from active duty, regardless of mobilization or deployment, shall receive one free hunting license, one free trapping license, one specified free Deer Hunting Permit, and one free State Habitat Stamp if the military member applies within 2 years of active duty service. Provides that hunting license fees for all resident veterans, regardless of deployment, shall be one-half of the current license fee amount. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/28/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. David Friess
  1/31/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/31/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/9/2022HouseAssigned to Appropriations-General Services Committee
  2/15/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin
  2/18/2022HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) February 25, 2022
  2/25/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  3/1/2022HouseAssigned to Appropriations-General Services Committee
  3/1/2022HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) March 31, 2022
  3/31/2022HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) April 8, 2022
  4/11/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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