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 Bill Status of HB2783  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  WILDLIFE CD-RIFLE HUNTING

House Sponsors
Rep. Andrew S. Chesney - Darren Bailey - Monica Bristow - Jerry Costello, II, Tony McCombie, Blaine Wilhour, Terri Bryant and Patrick Windhorst

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Brian W. Stewart - Neil Anderson)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
520 ILCS 5/1.2m-0.5 new
520 ILCS 5/2.25from Ch. 61, par. 2.25
520 ILCS 5/2.26from Ch. 61, par. 2.26
520 ILCS 5/2.32a new
520 ILCS 5/2.33from Ch. 61, par. 2.33


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Wildlife Code. Permits hunting with a rifle for the taking of deer. Provides that rifle hunting permits issued by the Department of Natural Resources shall be approved by county ordinance. Provides that notwithstanding any provision of the Code, it is unlawful to take a deer with a rifle in a county of the State with a population of 500,000 or more. Defines "rifle" as any firearm designed, made, or adapted to be fired from the shoulder that uses the energy of an explosive in a fixed metallic cartridge to fire a projectile through a rifled bore by a single function of the trigger.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Deletes reference to:
520 ILCS 5/2.32a new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with changes. Provides that legal handguns and rifles include any bottleneck centerfire cartridge of .30 caliber or larger with a case length not exceeding 1.4 inches or any straight walled centerfire cartridge of .30 caliber or larger both of which must be available as a load with the published ballistic tables of the manufacturer showing a capability of at least 500 foot pounds of energy at the muzzle. Deletes language that provides that notwithstanding any provision of the Code, it is unlawful to take a deer with a rifle in a county of the State with a population of 500,000 or more.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/14/2019HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Andrew S. Chesney
  2/14/2019HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/20/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Darren Bailey
  2/26/2019HouseAssigned to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  3/14/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Monica Bristow
  3/26/2019HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Andrew S. Chesney
  3/26/2019HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/26/2019HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Agriculture & Conservation Committee; 012-000-000
  3/26/2019HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  3/27/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Andrew S. Chesney
  3/27/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/29/2019HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/2/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  4/3/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Agriculture & Conservation Committee; 011-000-000
  4/4/2019HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/4/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  4/4/2019HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/4/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry Costello, II
  4/4/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony McCombie
  4/4/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Blaine Wilhour
  4/9/2019HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 100-010-001
  4/9/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Terri Bryant
  4/9/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick Windhorst
  4/10/2019SenateArrive in Senate
  4/10/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/10/2019SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Brian W. Stewart
  4/10/2019SenateFirst Reading
  4/10/2019SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/11/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Neil Anderson
  4/24/2019SenateAssigned to Agriculture
  5/10/2019SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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