(510 ILCS 68/50-5)
    Sec. 50-5. Permit issuance. Any person or business who engages in the breeding, hatching, propagation, sale, or offer for sale of any indigenous herptile, regardless of origin, shall procure a permit from the Department. Herptiles specified, which are bred, hatched, propagated, or legally obtained by a person or business holding a permit as provided for in this Article, may be transported and sold or offered for sale within this State. Indigenous herp taxa collected from the wild in this State shall not be bred unless otherwise authorized by the Department for research or recovery purposes.
(Source: P.A. 98-752, eff. 1-1-15.)