(520 ILCS 20/16) (from Ch. 61, par. 233)
Sec. 16. Should a seriously wounded game bird or game animal enter a refuge area, the hunter who wounded it, if he wishes to retrieve it, shall report to a duly commissioned officer or authorized agent of the Department, who may investigate, accompanied by the hunter without firearms or bows and arrows, and if the bird or animal is found to be seriously crippled it may be secured by the officer or agent and turned over to the hunter.
(Source: Laws 1959, p. 1409.)
Last modified: February 18, 2015