Full Statute Name:  West's Smith-Hurd Illinois Compiled Statutes Annotated. Chapter 520. Wildlife. Act 5. Wildlife Code. Article III. Licenses and Permits. Game Breeding and Shooting Preserve Area Permits. 5/3.34. Exotic game hunting area permit

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Primary Citation:  IL ST CH 520 § 5/3.34 (repealed 2011) Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  December, 2014 Date Adopted:  1993
Summary:

(Repealed 2011). This Illinois statute provides that any person who imports into Illinois wild or semi-domestic mammals from other states or foreign countries for the purpose of providing hunting with bow and arrow or gun with or without dogs must obtain an exotic game hunting area permit.  Certain specifications are outlined in the statute, including the requirement that the area be at least 640 contiguous acres and a certification that the animals are disease-free.

Statute Text: 
Repealed: IL ST CH 520 § 5/3.34
[S.H.A. 520 ILCS 5/3.34 rep.] (520 ILCS 5/3.34 rep.)

Section 30. The Wildlife Code is amended by repealing Section 3.34.

Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon becoming law.

Approved: August 16, 2011

Effective: August 16, 2011

IL LEGIS 97-431 (2011)
 
 
Former Text :

Any person who imports into Illinois wild or semi-domestic mammals from other states or foreign countries for the purpose of providing hunting with bow and arrow or gun with or without dogs must obtain an exotic game hunting area permit. The annual fee for this permit shall be $1000 and shall expire on April 30 of each year. The hunting area cannot be under 640 contiguous acres nor more than 2560 acres in size. It must be fenced in a manner capable of holding the mammals released. The holder of an exotic game hunting area permit must obtain a $10,000 bond to cover damages that may occur if the mammals escape from the enclosure. The mammals must be inspected and certified disease free from a licensed Illinois veterinarian. The area must be inspected by personnel of the Department of Natural Resources before the license is issued. Anyone violating this Section is guilty of a business offense and shall be fined from $500 to $5000.

CREDIT(S)

P.A. 77-1781, § 3.34, eff. July 1, 1972. Amended by P.A. 77-2830, Art. 57, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1973; P.A. 81-382, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1980; P.A. 89-445, § 9A-62, eff. Feb. 7, 1996.

 

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