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 Bill Status of HB3731  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  ANIMALS-POLICE AND SERVICE

House Sponsors
Rep. Martin J. Moylan - Nick Sauer - Kelly M. Burke, Silvana Tabares, Anthony DeLuca, Jay Hoffman, Brandon W. Phelps, Jerry Costello, II, Sam Yingling, Daniel V. Beiser, Deb Conroy, Michelle Mussman, Stephanie A. Kifowit, Brian W. Stewart, John M. Cabello, David S. Olsen, Frances Ann Hurley and Christine Winger

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
510 ILCS 70/4.04from Ch. 8, par. 704.04


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Humane Care for Animals Act. Provides that a person who willfully or maliciously tortures, mutilates, injures, disables, poisons, or kills any animal used by a law enforcement department or agency in the performance of the functions or duties of the department or agency or when placed in confinement off duty, any service animal, any search and rescue dog, any law enforcement, service, or search and rescue animal in training, or any accelerant detection canine used by a fire officer for arson investigations in the performance of his or her functions or while off duty is guilty of a Class 3 felony (rather than a Class 4 felony) if the animal is killed or totally disabled and a person is guilty of a Class 2 felony (rather than a Class 3 felony) if the animal is killed or totally disabled. Provides that a person who kills or severely injures any animal used by a law enforcement department or agency in the performance of the functions or duties of the department or agency of when placed off duty, any service animal, any search and rescue dog, any law enforcement, service, or search and rescue animal in training, or any accelerant detection canine used by a fire officer for arson investigations in the performance of his or her functions or while off duty, while he or she is in the commission of a felony, is guilty of a Class 2 felony. Provides that if an offender is found guilty of this offense, the offender shall be responsible for any veterinarian bills for an animal that was injured, and training costs for another animal, if the animal injured or killed is no longer able to be in service.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  2/10/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/10/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/15/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Nick Sauer
  2/24/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Silvana Tabares
  2/24/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anthony DeLuca
  2/28/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jay Hoffman
  3/1/2017HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  3/1/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Burke
  3/8/2017HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Nick Sauer
  3/8/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Nick Sauer
  3/8/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  3/8/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry Costello, II
  3/8/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  3/8/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
  3/9/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  3/9/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  3/14/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  3/14/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Brian W. Stewart
  3/14/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John M. Cabello
  3/14/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David S. Olsen
  3/14/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
  3/14/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Christine Winger
  3/15/2017HouseTo Sentencing, Penalties and Criminal Procedure Subcommittee
  3/15/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  3/15/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/21/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  3/31/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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