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 Bill Status of HB4386  102nd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Lance Yednock - Tony McCombie, Andrew S. Chesney, Amy Elik, Patrick Windhorst, Paul Jacobs, Dave Severin, David Friess and Mark Luft

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Patrick J. Joyce - Neil Anderson, Rachelle Crowe, Dan McConchie and David Koehler)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/27/2022HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0932

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
520 ILCS 5/2.25from Ch. 61, par. 2.25
520 ILCS 5/2.26from Ch. 61, par. 2.26

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Wildlife Code. Provides that a centerfire rifle may be used to harvest deer during the firearm open season set by the Director of Natural Resources annually. Provides that all straight walled rifle rounds are legal ammunition for a centerfire rifle.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
520 ILCS 5/1.2aa new
520 ILCS 5/1.2bb new
520 ILCS 5/2.33from Ch. 61, par. 2.33

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Wildlife Code. Defines "centerfire" and "single shot". Allows a person to take deer with a single shot centerfire rifle during the open season set by the Director of Natural Resources. Limits legal handguns and rifles to centerfire handguns that are either single shot or revolvers and centerfire rifles that are single shot. Limits legal ammunition for a centerfire handgun or rifle to a bottleneck centerfire cartridge of .30 caliber or larger with a case length not exceeding one and two-fifths inches, or a straight-walled centerfire cartridge of .30 caliber or larger, both of which must be available as a factory load with the published ballistic tables of the manufacturer showing a capability of at least 500 foot pounds of energy at the muzzle. Provides that it is unlawful while deer hunting: (1) to possess or be in close proximity to a rifle that is not centerfire; or (2) be in possession of or in close proximity to a magazine that is capable of making a rifle not a single shot.

DateChamber Action
  1/7/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Lance Yednock
  1/21/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/21/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/24/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony McCombie
  1/25/2022HouseAssigned to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  2/1/2022HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Agriculture & Conservation Committee; 008-000-000
  2/2/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Andrew S. Chesney
  2/9/2022HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/10/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Amy Elik
  2/17/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Lance Yednock
  2/17/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 005-000-000
  2/23/2022HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  2/23/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  2/23/2022HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/3/2022HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 106-000-001
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick Windhorst
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul Jacobs
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David Friess
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark Luft
  3/4/2022SenateArrive in Senate
  3/4/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/4/2022SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Patrick J. Joyce
  3/4/2022SenateFirst Reading
  3/4/2022SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/8/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Neil Anderson
  3/28/2022SenateAssigned to Executive
  3/28/2022SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As April 8, 2022
  3/31/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Rachelle Crowe
  3/31/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan McConchie
  4/1/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  4/5/2022SenateDo Pass Executive; 016-000-000
  4/5/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading
  4/5/2022SenateSecond Reading
  4/5/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 6, 2022
  4/6/2022SenateThird Reading - Passed; 052-000-000
  4/6/2022HousePassed Both Houses
  5/5/2022HouseSent to the Governor
  5/27/2022HouseGovernor Approved
  5/27/2022HouseEffective Date January 1, 2023
  5/27/2022HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0932

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