05/27/2015

(Received: 05/30/2015, Posted: 05/30/2015)


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CROSSBOW HUNTING BILL UP FOR CONCURRENCE VOTE IN ILLINOIS SENATE

Please show support for the concurrence amendment in the Senate Ag Committee

Senate Bill 1422 would allow crossbow hunting of coyotes at any time coyotes can be taken with bow.

This bill has passed floor votes in the Senate and House and now rests back in the Senate with a House Amendment for concurrence. If the amendment is adopted in The Senate Agriculture Committee, it will then go to the Senate floor for a concurrence vote, and onto the Governor for his signature.

The concurrence amendment would allow crossbow to be used to harvest deer in Cook County and in six collar counties (Will, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake & McHenry) at any time that deer may be taken with bow.

Please support this bill that would increase hunting opportunities in Illinois:

Starting when you get this alert, please call the members of the Senate Agriculture Committee at their Springfield offices and urge support for House Amendment 1 for Senate Bill 1422. If you call tonight, you will likely get the answering machine.

Chairperson: John M. Sullivan D (217) 782-2479
Vice-Chairperson: David Koehler D (217) 782-8250
Member: Scott M. Bennett D (217) 782-2507
Member: Linda Holmes D (217) 782-0422
Member: Andy Manar D (217) 782-0228
Minority Spokesperson: Neil Anderson R (217) 782-5957
Member: David S. Luechtefeld R (217) 782-8137
Member: Wm. Sam McCann R (217) 782-8206
Member: VKyle McCarter R (217) 782-5755

The Senate Agriculture Committee meets at 8:30 am tomorrow morning Thursday May 28, so time is of the essence.

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