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Full Text of HB4604  99th General Assembly




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1    AN ACT concerning wildlife.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Wildlife Code is amended by changing Section
51.13 as follows:
6    (520 ILCS 5/1.13)  (from Ch. 61, par. 1.13)
7    Sec. 1.13. The Department is authorized to issue a "Public
8Hunting Grounds for Waterfowl" daily usage stamp at a fee not
9to exceed $10 for duck hunting areas, and not to exceed $15 for
10Canada goose hunting areas; and assess a daily "Public Hunting
11Grounds for Game Birds Pheasants" fee not to exceed $25 ($35
12for non-residents) in 2008 and increasing by $5 every third
13year until the maximum fee is $50 ($60 for non-residents). Each
14person shall obtain such a stamp from the Department to be
15attached to the permit assigned to a person, or pay the daily
16fee to hunt game birds pheasants, under the provisions of the
17rules and regulations made by the Department for the operation
18of State Public Hunting Grounds. Rulemaking authority to
19implement this amendatory Act of the 95th General Assembly, if
20any, is conditioned on the rules being adopted in accordance
21with all provisions of the Illinois Administrative Procedure
22Act and all rules and procedures of the Joint Committee on
23Administrative Rules; any purported rule not so adopted, for



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1whatever reason, is unauthorized.
2    The Department is authorized to permit hunters to harvest
3both male and female hand reared pheasants, bobwhite quail,
4chukar partridge, and gray partridge released on such public
5hunting grounds. The Department may permit hunters to harvest
6hand-reared game birds on State Public Hunting Grounds during a
7season set by administrative rule between the dates of
8September 1st and March 31st, both inclusive.
9    The Department shall cause an administrative rule, setting
10forth the rules and regulations for the operation of Public
11Hunting Areas on lands and waters owned or leased by this
13(Source: P.A. 95-1037, eff. 2-17-09.)