Wildlife Diseases - Acceptable Methods of Eradication and Reduction of Diseases - Illinois

The Department may establish separate harvest periods for the purpose of managing or eradicating disease that has been found in the deer herd. This season shall be restricted to gun or bow and arrow hunting only. The Department shall publicly announce, via statewide news release, the season dates and shooting hours, the counties and sites open to hunting, permit requirements, application dates, hunting rules, legal weapons, and reporting requirements.;

Citation:  520 ILCS 5/2.25;