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 Bill Status of SB1342  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  ELEPHANT PROHIB-TRAV PERFORM

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Linda Holmes - Ira I. Silverstein - Julie A. Morrison - Iris Y. Martinez and Sue Rezin

House Sponsors
(Rep. Laura Fine - David A. Welter - Allen Skillicorn, Sam Yingling, Michelle Mussman, Sara Feigenholtz, Will Guzzardi, Christine Winger, Anna Moeller and Theresa Mah)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/13/2017SenateSent to the Governor

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
520 ILCS 10/2from Ch. 8, par. 332
520 ILCS 10/3.5 new
520 ILCS 10/9from Ch. 8, par. 339


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Endangered Species Protection Act. Provides a person shall not allow for the participation of an African elephant or Asian elephant protected under the federal Endangered Species Act of 1973 in a traveling animal act. Provides that the provision does not apply to an exhibition of elephants at a non-mobile, permanent institution, or facility. Provides that a person who violates the Section is subject to a civil penalty of not less than $500 or more than $10,000 for each violation. Defines "mobile or traveling housing facility", "performance", and "traveling animal act". Effective January 1, 2018.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
520 ILCS 10/2
520 ILCS 10/3.5 new
520 ILCS 10/9
Adds reference to:
720 ILCS 5/48-11 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person commits unlawful use of an elephant in a traveling animal act when he or she knowingly allows for the participation of an African elephant or Asian elephant protected under the federal Endangered Species Act of 1973 in a traveling animal act. Provides that this provision does not apply to an exhibition of elephants at a non-mobile, permanent institution, or other facility. Defines terms. Provides that unlawful use of an elephant in a traveling animal act is a Class A misdemeanor.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Linda Holmes
  2/9/2017SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/15/2017SenateAssigned to Agriculture
  2/16/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Sue Rezin
  2/28/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  3/2/2017SenateDo Pass Agriculture; 009-000-000
  3/2/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 7, 2017
  3/7/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  3/7/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Linda Holmes
  3/7/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/8/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Agriculture
  3/16/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Agriculture; 010-000-000
  3/30/2017SenateSecond Reading
  3/30/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Holmes
  3/30/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 4, 2017
  4/26/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  4/26/2017SenateThird Reading - Passed; 055-000-000
  4/26/2017HouseArrived in House
  4/26/2017HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
  4/26/2017HouseFirst Reading
  4/26/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/26/2017HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. David A. Welter
  4/27/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  4/27/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  5/2/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  5/3/2017HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  5/5/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  5/9/2017HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary - Criminal Committee; 008-005-000
  5/10/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/10/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Christine Winger
  5/10/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
  5/10/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Allen Skillicorn
  5/10/2017HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Allen Skillicorn
  5/10/2017HouseAlternate Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Allen Skillicorn
  5/11/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/11/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/15/2017HouseRemoved from Short Debate Status
  5/15/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Standard Debate
  5/15/2017HouseThird Reading - Standard Debate - Passed 091-014-000
  5/15/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
  5/15/2017SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/13/2017SenateSent to the Governor

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