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Full Text of SB1668  99th General Assembly


Sen. Chapin Rose

Filed: 3/17/2015





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 1668 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Wildlife Code is amended by changing
5Section 2.5 as follows:
6    (520 ILCS 5/2.5)
7    Sec. 2.5. Crossbow conditions. A person may use a crossbow
8if one or more of the following conditions are met:
9        (1) the user is a person age 62 and older;
10        (2) the user is a handicapped person to whom the
11    Director has issued a permit to use a crossbow, as provided
12    by administrative rule; or
13        (3) the date of using the crossbow is during the period
14    of the second Monday following the Thanksgiving holiday
15    through the last day of the archery deer hunting season
16    (both inclusive) set annually by the Director; or .



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1        (4) the user is 16 years old or younger.
2    As used in this Section, "handicapped person" means a
3person who has a physical impairment due to injury or disease,
4congenital or acquired, which renders the person them so
5severely disabled as to be unable to use a longbow, recurve
6bow, or compound bow. Permits must be issued only after the
7receipt of a physician's statement confirming the applicant is
8handicapped as defined above.
9(Source: P.A. 97-907, eff. 8-7-12; revised 12-10-14.)".