Sunday, March 2, 2014

Illinois Changing the Definition of Aquatic Life (SB3333) *Updated (5/9/14 10:07pm)

Date filed:  2/14/14
By: Senator Bush
Status: Passed both Houses, Moves onto the Governor
Passed Third Reading- Short Debate passed 103-000-000
Passed House Agriculture and Conservation; 013-000-000
Passed Senate 55-0 See Roll Call Vote here
 Passed Agriculture and Conservation; 6-0

Amends the Fish and Aquatic Life Code. Changes the definition of "aquatic life". Provides that "aquatic life" means all fish, reptiles, amphibians, mollusks, crustaceans, algae, aquatic plants, aquatic invertebrates, and any other aquatic animals or plants that the Department identifies in rules adopted after consultation with biologists, zoologists, or other wildlife experts.

View more information and the entire bill here