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 Bill Status of HB3003  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  ANIMALS-POLICE AND SERVICE

House Sponsors
Rep. John Cavaletto - John M. Cabello - Brian W. Stewart - Dave Severin

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 not killed or totally disables; and if the animal is killed or is totally disabled, the person is guilty of a Class 2 felony (rather than a Class 3 felony). 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 or 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 the offender is found to be guilty under the Section, 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
  2/9/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. John Cavaletto
  2/9/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/10/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John M. Cabello
  2/10/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Brian W. Stewart
  2/10/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin
  2/22/2017HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  3/15/2017HouseTo Criminal Administration and Enforcement Subcommittee
  3/23/2017HouseMotion Filed to Discharge Committee Judiciary - Criminal Committee; Rep. John Cavaletto
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  5/30/2017HouseMotion Discharge Committee Tabled
  5/30/2017HouseMotion Prevailed
  5/30/2017HouseMotion Tabled

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