Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Wildlife Code. Provides that an owner or tenant whose person or property is in imminent danger from a gray wolf, American black bear, or cougar may take the animal without restriction. Provides that an owner or tenant whose property is threatened, but not imminently threatened, by a gray wolf, American black bear, or cougar may apply to the Department of Natural Resources for a nuisance permit that shall allow the owner, tenant, or their designated agent to take the animal. Provides that the Department shall adopt rules to implement this Section.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the language of the engrossed bill. Further amends the Wildlife Code. Adds the Gray wolf, American black bear, and Cougar to the list of protected species under the Act.