Comments: IL HB4843 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Bill Title: Creates the Ivory Ban Act. Provides that it shall be unlawful for any person to import, sell, offer for sale, purchase, barter, or possess with intent to sell, any ivory, ivory product, rhinoceros horn, or rhinoceros horn product. Provides that these provisions do not apply to specified antique weapons or musical instruments. Establishes penalties for violation of the Act. Provides that the Department of Natural Resources may permit, under terms and conditions as the Department may adopt by rule, the import, sale, offer for sale, purchase, barter, or possession with intent to sell, of any ivory, ivory product, rhinoceros horn, or rhinoceros horn product for bona fide educational or scientific purposes, unless this activity is prohibited by federal law. Provides that the Department may adopt any rules necessary for the implementation of the Act.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 13-3)

Status: (Enrolled) 2018-06-22 - Sent to the Governor [HB4843 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]

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