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 Bill Status of HB3493  103rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. David Friess

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/17/2023HouseReferred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 835/4d new
520 ILCS 5/3.1-4
520 ILCS 5/3.2from Ch. 61, par. 3.2

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Parks Act. Requires all persons or entities seeking to charge fees to participants, provide items for sale, or otherwise collect money or items as part of an event located on property or facilities that are owned, leased, or managed by the Department of Natural Resources to complete a permit to sell application form to obtain a permit to sell. Provides that all revenue generated from an event shall be subject to a 10% fee payable to the Department of Natural Resources upon completion of the event. Requires all funds received by the Department to be allocated to the site at which the fees were collected. Waives activity permit fees, permit to sell fees, the 10% facility fees, and facility usage fees for formally recognized Friends Groups and for all fishing tournaments and clubs. Amends the Wildlife Code. Provides that resident military members returning from active duty, regardless of mobilization or deployment, shall receive one free hunting license, one free trapping license, one specified free Deer Hunting Permit, and one free State Habitat Stamp if the military member applies within 2 years of active duty service. Provides that hunting license fees for all resident veterans, regardless of deployment, shall be one-half of the current license fee amount. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/17/2023HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. David Friess
  2/17/2023HouseFirst Reading
  2/17/2023HouseReferred to Rules Committee

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