Well here it is, the end of deer hunting as we've known it in Illinois. CONTACT YOUR STATE LEGISLATORS!!!!
Introduced 2/7/2012, by Sen. John O. Jones
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED: 520 ILCS 5/2.26 from Ch. 61, par. 2.26
Amends the Wildlife Code. Provides that the Department of Natural Resources's rules concerning a "Deer Hunting Permit" shall provide that a hunter shall be issued an antlerless deer permit prior to the issuance of an antlered deer permit. Provides that a hunter must contact the Department and report to the Department the taking of 2 antlerless deer before a hunter may be issued a permit to take an antlered deer. Removes language concerning deer hunting permits that are issued as (i) a combination permit, (ii) a single antlerless-only permit, and (iii) a single either-sex permit.
Offer No Apologies.....
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