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Public Act 099-0866





Public Act 099-0866
HB4604 EnrolledLRB099 16050 EGJ 40372 b

    AN ACT concerning wildlife.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Wildlife Code is amended by changing Section
1.13 as follows:
    (520 ILCS 5/1.13)  (from Ch. 61, par. 1.13)
    Sec. 1.13. The Department is authorized to issue a "Public
Hunting Grounds for Waterfowl" daily usage stamp at a fee not
to exceed $10 for duck hunting areas, and not to exceed $15 for
Canada goose hunting areas; and assess a daily "Public Hunting
Grounds for Game Birds Pheasants" fee not to exceed $25 ($35
for non-residents) in 2008 and increasing by $5 every third
year until the maximum fee is $50 ($60 for non-residents). Each
person shall obtain such a stamp from the Department to be
attached to the permit assigned to a person, or pay the daily
fee to hunt game birds pheasants, under the provisions of the
rules and regulations made by the Department for the operation
of State Public Hunting Grounds. Rulemaking authority to
implement this amendatory Act of the 95th General Assembly, if
any, is conditioned on the rules being adopted in accordance
with all provisions of the Illinois Administrative Procedure
Act and all rules and procedures of the Joint Committee on
Administrative Rules; any purported rule not so adopted, for
whatever reason, is unauthorized.
    The Department is authorized to permit hunters to harvest
both male and female hand reared pheasants, bobwhite quail,
chukar partridge, and gray partridge released on such public
hunting grounds. The Department may permit hunters to harvest
hand-reared game birds on State Public Hunting Grounds during a
season set by administrative rule between the dates of
September 1st and March 31st, both inclusive.
    The Department shall cause an administrative rule, setting
forth the rules and regulations for the operation of Public
Hunting Areas on lands and waters owned or leased by this
(Source: P.A. 95-1037, eff. 2-17-09.)

Effective Date: 1/1/2017