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 Bill Status of HB6008  99th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Carol Sente

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
55 ILCS 5/5-1117from Ch. 34, par. 5-1117
520 ILCS 5/2.33from Ch. 61, par. 2.33

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Counties Code and the Wildlife Code. Provides that in the counties of Cook, Lake, Will, and DuPage, it is unlawful for any person to discharge any firearm for the purpose of taking any of the species protected by the Wildlife Code, or hunt with gun or dog, or intentionally or wantonly allow a dog to hunt, within 1,000 yards of an inhabited dwelling without first obtaining permission from the owner or tenant. Permits the discharge of firearms at a licensed shooting range regardless of the distance from inhabited residences. Preempts a home rule unit located in the counties of Cook, Lake, Will, and DuPage from regulating the discharge of firearms in a manner inconsistent with these provisions.

DateChamber Action
  2/11/2016HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Carol Sente
  2/11/2016HouseFirst Reading
  2/11/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/23/2016HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  4/7/2016HouseTo Firearms and Firearm Safety Subcommittee
  4/8/2016HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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