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Drone operators target of new sportsman’s bill
Springfield — Nobody seems quite sure how one could be used to catch a largemouth bass...Or even a carp.
But when it comes to drones, one Illinois lawmaker wants to make sure that un-manned airborne craft can’t be used for fishing, hunting or trapping.
State Sen. Julie Morrison, D-Deerfield, filed legislation on Jan. 15 to address the growing popularity of drones in the outdoors world. Senate Bill 44 “provides that the use of a drone as a fishing device constitutes a public nuisance, making the drone subject to confiscation.” The measure also defines the term “drone” as “any aerial vehicle without a person in it” and prohibits the use of one in the taking of wildlife.
Under her proposal, the penalty for taking wildlife by use of a drone as a Class A misdemeanor.