Sunday, March 16, 2014

Illinois Lion's Meat Act (HB5386) *Updated (3/28/14 10:30am)

Date Filed: 2/10/14
By: Representative Arroyo
Status: Re-referred to House Rules Committee

Creates the Lion Meat Act. Provides that it is unlawful for any person to slaughter a lion or for any person to possess, breed, import or export from this State, buy, or sell lions for the purpose of slaughter. Provides that it is unlawful to commercialize lion meat. Authorizes the Department of Agriculture to adopt and enforce any rules necessary to carry out the provisions of the Act. Provides that whoever violates any provision of the Act shall be guilty of a Class A misdemeanor. Effective immediately.

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