92nd General Assembly
Status of SB1739
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   520 ILCS 5/2.2            from Ch. 61, par. 2.2                             
   520 ILCS 5/2.33b new                                                        
   520 ILCS 5/3.34           from Ch. 61, par. 3.34                            

        Amends the Wildlife Code.  Provides that no person may  knowingly      
   engage  in,  sponsor, instigate, assist, or profit from the killing or      
   wounding of an animal for the purpose of sport, amusement,  attainment      
   or  production of a trophy, or collection of a prize, if the animal is      
   confined in a man-made enclosure or otherwise restrained from engaging      
   in normal movement.  Also  prohibits  the  sale  or  purchase  of  any      
   animal,  or  any  part  of  an  animal, killed or wounded in that way.      
   Applies to exotic mammals brought into this State as well as  Illinois      
   game  and  fur-bearing  mammals;  exempts  native  white-tailed  deer.      
   Prohibits   the  operation  of  exotic  game  hunting  areas  and  the      
   importation of exotic mammals for hunting purposes.  Makes violation a      
   business offense, subject to a fine of not less than $500 and not more      
   than $5,000 or twice the amount of  financial  gain  realized  by  the      
   person from the commission of the violation.                                
   FEB-05-2002  S  FIRST READING                                                  
   FEB-05-2002  S  REFERRED TO SENATE RULES COMMITTEE       RULES                 
   FEB-06-2002  S  ADDED AS A CHIEF CO-SPONSOR              GEO-KARIS             
   FEB-06-2002  S  ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR                    CRONIN                
   FEB-06-2002  S  ADDED AS A CHIEF CO-SPONSOR              LINK                  
   FEB-11-2002  S  ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR                    KLEMM                 
   FEB-21-2002  S  ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR                    DILLARD               
   FEB-21-2002  S  ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR                    SULLIVAN              
   JAN-07-2003  S  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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