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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 deter. mine 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 cradicated, 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 inspec: tion 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 therewith, if in the judgment of the Department such romoval, cutting or destruction is necessary to abate the nuisance effectAtly; 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 lions are had and enforced against hillings, lots, wharves and piers for labor and materials furnished by ontract with the owner.

§ 1). 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 throssom into this State is liable to convey infection to plants or plant |solucts in this State, the Department of Agriculture shall report such shot to the Governor. The Governor may thereupon, by proclamation, shedule such state, territory, district, province, or country, or any Mition thereof, or any locality therein, and prohibit the bringing thereimm into this State of any plant or plant product of the kind infested of inserted, or liable to be infested and infected, or is liable to convey insection to plants or plant products in this State, except under such Igulations as may be prescribed by the Department of Agriculture and a proved by the Governor.

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

APPROVED June 28, 1919.

ANIMALS AND BIRI)S.

GAME AND FISH CODE OF ILLINOIs.

# 1. Act to be known as “Game and $ 9. Pheasants.
Fish Code of Illinois.”
10. Plovers.
; : Department.
11. Prairie chickens.

12. Quails.

§ # 3. Duty of department. § 13. Rails, § § §

} |. Officers and employees.

; 5. Ownership and title. § 14. Snipe. 5. Application of Act. 15. Water fowls. Birds—closed seasons. 16. General provisions as to game 8. Doves. birds.

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

§ 1. Wheliever the Department of Agriculture shall find as a fact totally plant or plant product is infested or infected by any insect pest last disease, or is likely to be so infested or infected, in any other solo, serritory, district, province or country, or in any portion thereof, I in any locality therein, or that any plant or plant product, coming *from into this State is liable to convey infection to plants or plant souts in this State, the Department of Agriculture shall report such so to the Governor. The Governor may thereupon, by proclamation, shoule such state, territory, district, province, or country, or any Wition thereof, or any locality therein, and prohibit the bringing there‘om into this State of any plant or plant product of the kind infested of isolel, or liable to be infested and infected, or is liable to convey isotion to plants or plant products in this State, except under such lightions as may be prescribed by the Department of Agriculture and loved by the Governor.

Any person, firm, joint stock company, or corporation that shall Howingly transport, receive or convey such prohibited plant or plant |soluti from the scheduled district into the State of Illinois in violation isld regulations, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon Miction thereof shall be fined not less than five hundred dollars nor lost than five thousand dollars for each and every offense and shall be look for all damages or loss that may be sustained by any person or oration by reason of such importation or transportation of such Milited plants or plant products.

APPROVED June 28, 1919.

ANIMALS AND BIRDS.

GAME AND FISH CODE OF ILLINOIS.

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

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. Application of Act. 15. Water fowls.

. Birds—closed seasons.

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jaws. Perch—lake. Pickerel—pike—pike perch. Trout—white fish. Minnows. Nets—dip, hoop, etc. Nets—gill, pound. Seines. Illegal fishing de v i c e s and

ohols of fishing or killing Frogs. Mussels. Definitions. Turtles. Animals—deer. Rabbits. Squirrels. Fur-bearing animals. Ferrets--use of. lonlawful methods of hunting.

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§ 39.

Hunting licenses — unlawful to

hunt without.
Conditions.
Applications and fees.
When licenses not required.

Trapping licenses — unlawful to

trap without.

Conditions.
Applications and fees.
Report of sales and shipments.
When licenses not required.
Non-resident fishing licenses.
Seine and net licenses.
Mussel licenses.
Applications and fees.

Report of sales and shipments.

77. 78. 79. 80. 81, 82. 83. 84. 85. 86.

Wholesale fish market and deal. ers' licenses.

Applications and fees. * Report of sales and shipments.

Miscellaneous licenses and permits—taxidermist.

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