CULLERTON-GEO-KARIS-LINK, CRONIN, KLEMM, DILLARD AND SULLIVAN.
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
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
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