92nd General Assembly
Summary of SB1739
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WILDLIFE CD-RESTRAINED ANIMALS                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Wildlife Code.  Provides that no person may  knowingly      
   engage  in,  sponsor, instigate, assist, or profit from the killing or      
   wounding of an animal for the purpose of sport, amusement,  attainment      
   or  production of a trophy, or collection of a prize, if the animal is      
   confined in a man-made enclosure or otherwise restrained from engaging      
   in normal movement.  Also  prohibits  the  sale  or  purchase  of  any      
   animal,  or  any  part  of  an  animal, killed or wounded in that way.      
   Applies to exotic mammals brought into this State as well as  Illinois      
   game  and  fur-bearing  mammals;  exempts  native  white-tailed  deer.      
   Prohibits   the  operation  of  exotic  game  hunting  areas  and  the      
   importation of exotic mammals for hunting purposes.  Makes violation a      
   business offense, subject to a fine of not less than $500 and not more      
   than $5,000 or twice the amount of  financial  gain  realized  by  the      
   person from the commission of the violation.                                
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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