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private individuals and other persons, owning or controlling lands or places in this State, and all public authorities having jurisdiction over streets, highways, parks and other public places shall keep the same free from all injurious insect pests and plant diseases, and all species and varieties of plants declared by the provisions of this section to be a nuiSan Ce. § 16. If the Department of Agriculture shall determine that any species or variety of tree, vine, shrub or other plant, growing within this State is a nuisance as defined in section 15 of this Act, and if in the judgment of the Department such species or variety of tree, shrub, vine or other plant should be eradicated from this State, or from any section thereof, in order to safeguard the other plants and plant products of the State, it shall give public notice thereof, designating the species or variety of plant, the eradication of which is proposed, and the reasons why the eradication of such plant is necessary; such notice shall also designate a place and a time, which time shall not be less than 30 days after the date of such notice, for a public hearing at which all persons in the State interested in the proposed action of the Department may be heard. If after such hearing the Department of Agriculture shall determine that such species or variety of plant should be eradicated, it shall give public notice of the fact, naming the species or variety of plant to be eradicated, describing the boundaries of the section of the State from which such species or variety of plant shall be eradicated, and the date when such notice shall become effective. If the Department of Agriculture shall have reason to suppose that any property or place in this State is infested by any injurious insect pest or infested by any plant disease, or has growing thereon or stored therein any species or variety of plant which the Department of Agriculture has declared to be a nuisance within the meaning of section 15 of this Act, it shall have power to inspect, or cause to be inspected, from time to time such property or place; and, if it shall find by such inspection as aforesaid, that any person is maintaining a nuisance as described in section 15 of this Act as amended, the Department of Agriculture shall give written notice of the facts to the owner, or other person in possession or control of the property or place where such nuisance was found; which notice shall specify the condition constituting such nuisance, the method by which and the time within which such nuisance shall be abated; and such owner or person in charge shall proceed to eradicate, control or prevent the dissemination of such injurious insect pest or plant disease or to remove, cut, destroy or otherwise completely eradicate the species or variety of plant constituting the nuisance, within the time and in the manner described in such notice. Whenever such owner or other person cannot be found, or shall fail, neglect or refuse to obey the requirements of said notice, the Department of Agriculture may proceed to abate such nuisance; and in so doing the Department of Agriculture is authorized to treat, remove, cut or destroy infested or infected plants and plant products, or other things and substances used in connection there with, if in the judgment of the Department such removal, cutting or destruction is necessary to abate the nuisance effectively; and the Department of Agriculture shall have and enforce a lien for the expense thereof against the place in or upon which such expense was incurred in the same manner as liens are had and enforced against buildings, lots, wharves and piers for labor and materials furnished by contract with the owner.

§ 19. Whenever the Department of Agriculture shall find as a fact that any plant or plant product is infested or infected by any insect pest or plant disease, or is likely to be so infested or infected, in any other state, territory, district, province or country, or in any portion thereof, or in any locality therein, or that any plant or plant product, coming therefrom into this State is liable to convey infection to plants or plant products in this State, the Department of Agriculture shall report such fact to the Governor. The Governor may thereupon, by proclamation, schedule such state, territory, district, province, or country, or any Portion thereof, or any locality therein, and prohibit the bringing therefrom into this State of any plant or plant product of the kind infested of infected, or liable to be infested and infected, or is liable to convey infection to plants or plant products in this State, except under such legulations as may be prescribed by the Department of Agriculture and approved by the Governor.

Any person, firm, joint stock company, or corporation that shall knowingly transport, receive or convey such prohibited plant or plant Product from the scheduled district into the State of Illinois in violation of such regulations, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon onviction thereof shall be fined not less than five hundred dollars nor more than five thousand dollars for each and every offense and shall be liable for all damages or loss that may be sustained by any person or "Poration by reason of such importation or transportation of such Prohibited plants or plant products.

APPRoved June 28, 1919.

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§ 10. Plovers. $ 2. Department.

§ 11. Prairie chickens. # 3. Duty of department.

§ 12. Quails. ; 4. Officers and employees.

§ 13. Rails. ; 5. Ownership and title.

§ 14. Snipe. # 5. Application of Act.

§ 15. Water fowls. # 7. Birds—closed seasons.

§ 16. General provisions as to game

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in connection therewith, if in the judgment of the Department such semoval, cutting or destruction is necessary to abate the nuisance effectitely; and the Department of Agriculture shall have and enforce a lien for the expense thereof against the place in or upon which such expense was incurred in the same manner as liens are had and enforced against buildings, lots, wharves and piers for labor and materials furnished by tunifact with the owner.

§ 19. Whenever the Department of Agriculture shall find as a fact that any plant or plant product is infested or infected by any insect pest or plant disease, or is likely to be so infested or infected, in any other sale, territory, district, province or country, or in any portion thereof, or in any locality therein, or that any plant or plant product, coming therefrom into this State is liable to convey infection to plants or plant Products in this State, the Department of Agriculture shall report such fact to the Governor. The Governor may thereupon, by proclamation, schedule such state, territory, district, province, or country, or any Hortion thereof, or any locality therein, and prohibit the bringing therefrom into this State of any plant or plant product of the kind infested or infected, or liable to be infested and infected, or is liable to convey insection to plants or plant products in this State, except under such legulations as may be prescribed by the Department of Agriculture and approved by the Governor.

Any person, firm, joint stock company, or corporation that shall owingly transport, receive or convey such prohibited plant or plant Product from the scheduled district into the State of Illinois in violation of such regulations, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon onviction thereof shall be fined not less than five hundred dollars nor lose than five thousand dollars for each and every offense and shall be lable for all damages or loss that may be sustained by any person or "loration by reason of such importation or transportation of such prohibited plants or plant products.

APPROVED June 28, 1919.

ANIMALS AND BIRDS.

GAME AND FISH CODE OF II, LINOIS.

# 1. Act to be known as “Game and § 9. Pheasants. Fish Code of Illinois.”

§ 10. Plovers.

# 2. Department.

§ 11. Prairie chickens. § 3. Duty of department.

§ 12. Quails. # 1. Officers and employees.

§ 13. Rails. $ 5. Ownership and title.

§ 14. Snipe. # 6. Application of Act.

§ 15. Water fowls. # 7. Birds—closed seasons.

§ 16. General provisions as to game

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GAME AND FISH CODE OF ILLINOIS-Continued. $ 17. Non-game birds. $ 53. Wholesale fish market and dealers' licenses. § 18. Fish—bass. - 54. Applications and fees. § 19. Bass — buffalo — bullhead cat — carp — cat fish — crappies § 55. Report of sales and shipments. —perch—sunfish. . . $ 56. Miscellaneous licenses and Per$ 20. Black fins—chubs—herring—long mits—taxidermist. jaws. - - § 57. Permits to collect birds. In ests § 21. Perch—lake. and eggs. § 22. Pickerel—pike—pike perch. § 58. Permits for shipment of garrie§ 23. Trout—white fish. § 59. Breeders' permits. § 24. Minnows. - § 60. Fur-bearing animal permits. $ 25. Nets—dip, hoop, etc. § 61. General provisions. $ 26. Nets—gill, pound. § 62. Transportation and shipment of - game. § 27. Seines. § 63. Transportation within State. $ 28. Illegal fishing de v i c e s and methods of fishing or killing § 64. Transportation out of the State. fish. § 65, Transportation from without the § 29. Frogs. State. § 3.0. Mussels. - $ 66. Transportation of game raised in captivity. § 31. Definitions. § 67. Transportation of fish. § 32. Turtles. § 68. Game preserves. § 33. Animals—deer. § 69. Fish preserves. $ 34. Rabbits. - § 70. Mussel preserves. § 35. Squirrels. § 71. Mutilation of notices. § 36. Fur-bearing animals. § 72. Propagation of game. § 37. Ferrets-—use of. § 73. Propagation of fish. § 38. Unlawful methods of hunting. § 74. Dams and fish ways. § 39. Hunting licenses — unlawful to hunt without. § 75. Prosecutions, confiscations, etc., —duties of officers, employees, $ 40. Conditions. etc. $ 41. Applications and fees. $ 76. Courts — duty of State's attorney. § 42. When licenses not required. - § 77. Venue—limitation. $ 43. Trapping licenses — unlawful to trap without. § 78. Resistance of officers. § 44. Conditions. § 79. False representations. § 45. Applications and fees. § 80. Contraband. § 46. Report of sales and shipments. $ 81. Searches. § 47. When licenses not required. $ 82 ovidence of illegality. § 48. Non-resident fishing licenses. $ 83. Disposition of contraband. § 49. Seine and net licenses. $ 84. Search warrants. § 50. Mussel licenses. $ 85. Nuisances. § 51. Applications and fees. $ 86. Fines. § 52. Report of sales and shipments. $ 87. Separate offenses.

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