(510 ILCS 68/5-40)
Translocation and release of herptiles.
(a) Except as provided for in subsection (a) of Section 5-5, no herptile indigenous species may be moved, translocated, or populations repatriated within this State without approval of the Department, after review of a proposal complete with long-term monitoring plan at least 5 years post-release.
(b) It shall be unlawful to intentionally or negligently release any non-indigenous herptile species into this State.
(Source: P.A. 98-752, eff. 1-1-15