CULLERTON-GEO-KARIS-LINK, CRONIN, KLEMM, DILLARD AND SULLIVAN.
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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