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 Bill Status of SB0106  99th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Wm. Sam McCann, Gary Forby and John M. Sullivan

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
520 ILCS 5/2.30from Ch. 61, par. 2.30
520 ILCS 5/2.30b
520 ILCS 5/2.33from Ch. 61, par. 2.33
520 ILCS 5/2.33afrom Ch. 61, par. 2.33a

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Wildlife Code. Removes the prohibition on taking bobcats in the State. Provides that it shall be unlawful for any person to trap or to hunt bobcats with gun, dog, dog and gun, or bow and arrow, except during the open season which will be set annually by the Director of Natural Resources between 12:01 a.m., November 1 to 12:00 midnight, February 15, both inclusive. Provides that the season limit for bobcat shall not exceed one bobcat per permit. Provides that the pelts of bobcats shall be tagged in accordance with federal regulations and the Department of Natural Resources may require harvest registration and set forth procedures, fees for registration, and the process of tagging pelts in administrative rules. Provides that bobcats may be taken during the open season by use of a small light which is worn on the body or hand-held by a person on foot and not in any vehicle.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
520 ILCS 5/2.30c new

Amends bill by inserting a Section concerning Bobcat hunting and trapping permits and fees. Provides that before any person may lawfully hunt or trap a bobcat, he or she shall first obtain a "Bobcat Hunting and Trapping Permit". Provides the fee for a Bobcat Hunting and Trapping Permit shall not exceed $5. Allows the Department of Natural Resources to limit the number of Bobcat Hunting and Trapping Permits that are made available each season.

DateChamber Action
  1/28/2015SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
  1/28/2015SenateFirst Reading
  1/28/2015SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/11/2015SenateAssigned to Agriculture
  2/20/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
  2/20/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/3/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Agriculture
  3/18/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Gary Forby
  3/19/2015SenatePostponed - Agriculture
  3/19/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Agriculture
  3/26/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/26/2015SenateDo Pass as Amended Agriculture; 007-002-000
  3/26/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 14, 2015
  4/15/2015SenateSecond Reading
  4/15/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 16, 2015
  4/22/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. John M. Sullivan
  4/24/2015SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 15, 2015
  10/8/2015SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As October 20, 2015
  10/10/2015SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

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