(c) Any person who violates any of the provisions of Sections 2.9, 2.11,
2.16, 2.18, 2.24, 2.25, 2.26, 2.29, 2.30, 2.31, 2.32, 2.33 (except
subsections (g), (i), (o), (p), (y), and (cc)), 2.33-1, 2.33a, 3.3,
3.4, 3.11 through 3.16, 3.19, 3.20, 3.21
(except subsections (b), (c), (d), (e), (f), (f.5), (g), (h), and (i)), 3.24, 3.25, and 3.26 (except subsection (f)), including administrative
rules, shall be guilty of a Class B misdemeanor.
A person who violates Section 2.33b by using any computer software or service to remotely control a weapon that takes wildlife by remote operation is guilty of a Class B misdemeanor. A person who violates Section 2.33b by facilitating a violation of Section 2.33b, including an owner of land in which remote control hunting occurs, a computer programmer who designs a program or software to facilitate remote control hunting, or a person who provides weapons or equipment to facilitate remote control hunting, is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.
Any person who violates any of the
provisions of Sections 1.22, 2.2a, 2.3,
2.4, 2.36 and 2.38, including administrative rules, shall be guilty of a
Class A misdemeanor. Any second or subsequent violations of Sections
2.4 and 2.36 shall be a Class 4 felony.
Any person who violates any of the provisions of this Act, including
administrative rules, during such period when his license, privileges, or
permit is revoked or denied by virtue of Section 3.36, shall be guilty of a
Class A misdemeanor.
Any person who violates subsection (g), (i), (o), (p), (y), or (cc)
of Section 2.33 shall be guilty of a Class A misdemeanor and subject to a
fine of no less than $500 and no more than $5,000 in addition to other
statutory penalties. In addition, the Department shall suspend the privileges, under this Act, of any person found guilty of violating Section 2.33(cc) for a period of not less than one year.
Any person who violates any other of
the provisions of this Act
including administrative rules, unless otherwise stated, shall be
guilty of a petty offense. Offenses committed by minors under the
direct control or with the consent of a parent or guardian may subject
the parent or guardian to the penalties prescribed in this Section.
In addition to any fines imposed pursuant to the provisions of this
Section or as otherwise provided in this Act, any person found guilty of
unlawfully taking or possessing any species protected by this Act, shall be
assessed a civil penalty for such species in accordance with the values
prescribed in Section 2.36a of this Act. This civil penalty shall be
imposed by the Circuit Court for the county within which the offense was
committed at the time of the conviction. All penalties provided for in
this Section shall be remitted to the Department in accordance with the
same provisions provided for in Section 1.18 of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 102-538, eff. 8-20-21.)