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 Bill Status of SB1551  99th General Assembly

Short Description:  DEER HUNTING - RIFLES

Senate Sponsors
Sen. William R. Haine

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

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

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Wildlife Code. Provides that the Department of Natural Resources shall authorize by rule the use of a rifle for deer hunting for the second and third deer hunting seasons. Provides that the rules shall only authorize the use of .24 caliber or larger cartridges with at least 500 foot pounds of energy at the muzzle and shall prohibit the use of any rifle capable of holding more than 5 shells in the magazine and chamber, combined.

DateChamber Action
  2/20/2015SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. William R. Haine
  2/20/2015SenateFirst Reading
  2/20/2015SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

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