92nd General Assembly
Status of HB2144
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   520 ILCS 5/2.33           from Ch. 61, par. 2.33                            
   520 ILCS 5/2.33a          from Ch. 61, par. 2.33a                           

        Amends the Wildlife Code.  Allows the use of snares  not  powered      
   by  springs,  spring  poles, or mechanical devices to trap fur-bearing      
   mammals on land or in water (now, the use of  snares  not  powered  by      
   springs  or mechanical devices may be used to trap fur-bearing mammals      
   in water sets).  Requires snares to be visited at least  once  a  day.      
   Prohibits  the use of snares during closed trapping season.  Prohibits      
   the use of snares within 10 feet on either side of  a  public  highway      
   fence.   Prohibits  the  use  on  land  of snares with a loop diameter      
   exceeding 15 inches.  Prohibits the use on land of snare traps without      
   a relaxing mechanical lock, anchor swivel, and stop device to  prevent      
   the relaxing mechanical lock from closing the noose lock to a diameter      
   of  less  than  2 1/2 inches.  Prohibits the use of snare traps with a      
   relaxing lock in water.  Prohibits the use of  snares  attached  to  a      
   drag or a movable object.                                                   
   FEB-21-2001  H  FILED WITH CLERK                                               
   FEB-21-2001  H  ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR                    REITZ                 
   FEB-21-2001  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   FEB-21-2001  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   FEB-22-2001  H       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               CONSRV & LAND         
   MAR-14-2001  H  MOTION FILED                             PURSUANT TO HOUSE     
   MAR-14-2001  H                                           RULE 60(B), I MOVE    
   MAR-14-2001  H                                           TO TABLE HB 2144      
   MAR-14-2001  H                                           -BLACK                
   MAR-14-2001  H                   COMMITTEE               CONSRV & LAND         
   MAR-16-2001  H  RE-REFERRED TO RULES COMM/RULE 19(A)     RULES         HRUL    
   MAR-27-2001  H  TABLED BY SPONSOR                                      HRUL    


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