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SB1532 98TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
98TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2013 and 2014
SB1532

 

Introduced 2/13/2013, by Sen. Chapin Rose

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
510 ILCS 70/19 new

    Amends the Humane Care for Animals Act. If the Department of Agriculture determines that a complaint made under the Act against a person or entity is false or unfounded and made with the intent to harass the person or entity, the Department may waive any confidentiality of the complainant and refer the matter to the State's Attorney for consideration of criminal charges against the complainant. Effective immediately.


LRB098 00235 CEL 30239 b

 

 

A BILL FOR

 

SB1532LRB098 00235 CEL 30239 b

1    AN ACT concerning animals.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The Humane Care for Animals Act is amended by
5adding Section 19 as follows:
 
6    (510 ILCS 70/19 new)
7    Sec. 19. False complaints. If the Department determines
8that a complaint made under this Act against a person or entity
9is false or unfounded and made with the intent to harass the
10person or entity, the Department may waive any confidentiality
11of the complainant and refer the matter to the State's Attorney
12for consideration of criminal charges against the complainant.
 
13    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
14becoming law.