Saturday, April 14, 2018

SB 709 - TRAPPING SNAPPING TURTLE - Illinois 100th General Assembly

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Neil Anderson
Filed: SB 709 on 1/30/17

Amendment filed 4/5/18: 
Replaced the introduced bill.  Amends the Herpitles - Herp act by allowing trapping of snapping turtles.

Synopsis As Introduced:
Amends the Wildlife Code. Provides that it shall be unlawful for any person to trap or to hunt with gun, dog, dog and gun, or bow and arrow, gray fox, red fox, raccoon, weasel, mink, muskrat, badger, bobcat, and opossum except during the open season which will be set annually by the Director to start between 12:01 a.m., November 1 and 12:00 midnight on November 10, and close no earlier than 12:00 midnight on February 15 but not later than 12:00 midnight on March 31, with start and close dates both inclusive (rather than between 12:01 a.m., November 1 to 12:00 midnight February 15, both inclusive). Deletes a provision providing that the season limit for river otter shall not exceed 5 river otters per person per season. Provides that any person who violates the provisions of the Section, including administrative rules, shall be guilty of a Class B misdemeanor.

Last Actions:
  • 1/30/2017 Senate Filed with Secretary by Sen. Neil Anderson
  • 1/30/2017 Senate First Reading
  • 1/30/2017 Senate Referred to Assignments
  • 2/8/2017 Senate Assigned to Agriculture
  • 3/17/2017 Senate Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  • 1/24/2018 Senate Re-assigned to Agriculture
  • 4/5/2018 Senate Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Neil Anderson
  • 4/5/2018 Senate Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  • 4/10/2018 Senate Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Agriculture
  • 4/12/2018 Senate Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Agriculture
  • 4/12/2018 Senate Do Pass as Amended Agriculture; 004-006-000
  • 4/12/2018 Senate Postponed - Agriculture
  • 4/13/2018 Senate Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  • 4/13/2018 Senate Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments



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