|HB1671 Enrolled||LRB100 03205 SLF 13210 b|
AN ACT concerning animals.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
Service Dog Protection Act.
In this Act:
"Law enforcement agency" means a county, municipal, or
State law enforcement agency.
"Police dog" has the same meaning ascribed to the term in
subsection (e) of Section 3.55 of the Emergency Medical
Services (EMS) Systems Act.
(a) The law enforcement
agency, or handler of the police dog shall be required to have
every police dog receive, at minimum, an annual medical
examination by a licensed veterinarian.
(b) Prior to beginning service as a police dog, the
employing law enforcement agency shall require the dog be
vaccinated against rabies as required under Section 8 of the
Animal Control Act.
Vehicles transporting police dogs;