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 Bill Status of HB4489  95th General Assembly


Short Description:  HUMANE TRANSPORT OF HORSES

House Sponsors
Rep. Jim Sacia

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
510 ILCS 70/7.2 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Humane Care for Animals Act. Provides that no person may transport any equidae in a vehicle or trailer containing 2 or more levels of equidae, one on top of the other.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
510 ILCS 70/7.2 new
Adds reference to:
225 ILCS 635/1.5 rep.
225 ILCS 635/13.9 new
410 ILCS 605/2.1from Ch. 8, par. 107.1
510 ILCS 65/4from Ch. 8, par. 954
510 ILCS 70/5from Ch. 8, par. 705
510 ILCS 70/7.5
510 ILCS 75/2from Ch. 8, par. 229.52

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Horse Meat Act to repeal a Section added by Public Act 95-2 that makes it unlawful to slaughter a horse if the meat is to be used for human consumption. Amends various other Acts to make conforming changes to restore the language prior to Public Act 95-2. Provides that there is no rulemaking authority under the amendatory Act, but that the Governor may suggest rules by filing them with the General Assembly and requesting that the General Assembly authorize such rulemaking by law, enact the suggested rules into law, or take other appropriate action in the General Assembly's discretion. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/17/2008HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jim Sacia
  1/18/2008HouseFirst Reading
  1/18/2008HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/13/2008HouseAssigned to Drivers Education & Safety Committee
  3/5/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Drivers Education & Safety Committee
  3/5/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Drivers Education & Safety Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/5/2008HouseMotion Do Pass as Amended - Lost Drivers Education & Safety Committee; 002-005-004
  3/5/2008HouseRemains in Drivers Education & Safety Committee
  3/14/2008HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  5/5/2008HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 9, 2008
  5/5/2008HouseAssigned to Drivers Education & Safety Committee
  5/9/2008HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 23, 2008
  5/23/2008HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2008
  5/31/2008HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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