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 Bill Status of HB0708  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  CRIM PRO-ARREST-ANIMAL CRUELTY

House Sponsors
Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch and Sam Yingling

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/28/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
725 ILCS 5/107-17 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Requires a peace officer to arrest without a warrant or issue a notice to appear to any person who violates the cruel treatment, aggravated cruelty, animal torture, or animal fighting offenses under the Humane Care for Animals Act, or the sexual conduct or sexual contact with an animal or dogfighting offenses under the Criminal Code of 2012. If the person arrested is not the owner of the animal, the peace officer must use reasonable diligence to notify the owner and provide care for the animal until turned over to the owner or owner's agent. Provides for the recovery of cost of care and limited liability for actions taken under the arrest and care provisions. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/25/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  1/25/2017HouseFirst Reading
  1/25/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/8/2017HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  2/16/2017HouseTo Sentencing, Penalties and Criminal Procedure Subcommittee
  3/9/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  3/9/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/13/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  3/21/2017HouseRe-assigned to Executive Committee
  3/21/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Re-assigned to Executive Committee
  3/22/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  3/22/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/23/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Executive Committee
  3/28/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  3/29/2017HouseRe-assigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  3/29/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Re-assigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  3/31/2017HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) April 28, 2017
  3/31/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Committee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) April 28, 2017
  3/31/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Committee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) April 28, 2017
  4/28/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  4/28/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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