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815 ILCS 357/5

    (815 ILCS 357/5)
    Sec. 5. Definitions. As used in this Act:
    "Animal part or product" means any item that contains, or is wholly or partially made from, the following animal family, genus, or species: cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus), elephant (Elephantidae), giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis), great ape (Hominoidea), hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius), jaguar (Panthera onca), leopard (Panthera pardus), lion (Panthera leo), monk seal (Neomonachus), narwhal (Monodon monoceros), pangolin (Manis), ray or shark (Elasmobranchii), rhinoceros (Rhinocerotidae), sea turtle (Chelonioidea), tiger (Panthera tigris), walrus (Odobenus rosmarus), or whale (Cetacea), insofar as the species, subspecies, or distinct population segment is listed:
        (1) in Appendix I or II of the Convention on
International Trade in Endangered Species; or
        (2) as endangered and threatened under the
Endangered Species Act.
    "Animal part or product" includes ivory, ivory products, rhinoceros horns, and rhinoceros horn products.
    "Ivory" means any tooth or tusk composed of ivory from any animal, including, but not limited to, an elephant, hippopotamus, mammoth, narwhal, walrus, or whale, or any piece thereof, whether raw ivory or worked ivory, or made into, or part of, an ivory product.
    "Ivory product" means any item that contains, or that is wholly or partially made from, any ivory.
    "Raw ivory" means any ivory the surface of which, polished or unpolished, is unaltered or minimally changed by carving.
    "Rhinoceros horn" means the horn, or any piece thereof, of any species of rhinoceros.
    "Rhinoceros horn product" means any item that contains, or is wholly or partially made from, any rhinoceros horn.
    "Total value of the animal parts or products" means the fair market value of the animal parts or products, or the actual price paid for the animal parts or products, whichever is greater.
    "Worked ivory" means ivory that has been embellished, carved, marked, or otherwise altered so that it can no longer be considered raw ivory.
(Source: P.A. 102-64, eff. 1-1-22.)