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 Bill Status of SB1251  100th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Napoleon Harris, III

House Sponsors
(Rep. Sheri Jesiel)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2019SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
515 ILCS 5/15-20from Ch. 56, par. 15-20
515 ILCS 5/15-30 rep.

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Fish and Aquatic Life Code. Provides that all trout, including lake trout, salmon, and lake whitefish may not be taken by commercial fishing devices, including gill or pound nets. Provides that any incidental catch of trout, including lake trout, salmon, and lake whitefish taken in legal sized gill or pound nets must be returned immediately to the water. Provides that the methods of taking are subject to modification by administrative rule based upon lake-wide scientific assessment data or fishery management need. Repeals a Section concerning commercial fishing.

DateChamber Action
  2/7/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  2/7/2017SenateFirst Reading
  2/7/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/15/2017SenateAssigned to Agriculture
  3/2/2017SenateDo Pass Agriculture; 009-000-000
  3/2/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 7, 2017
  4/26/2017SenateSecond Reading
  4/26/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 27, 2017
  4/28/2017SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
  5/4/2017SenateThird Reading - Passed; 055-000-000
  5/5/2017HouseArrived in House
  5/11/2017HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Sheri Jesiel
  5/11/2017HouseFirst Reading
  5/11/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/9/2019SenateSession Sine Die

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