(510 ILCS 70/2.10)
Companion animal hoarder.
"Companion animal hoarder" means a
person who (i) possesses a large number of companion animals; (ii) fails to or
is unable to provide what he or she is required to provide under Section 3 of
this Act; (iii) keeps the companion animals in a severely overcrowded
environment; and (iv) displays an inability to recognize or understand the
nature of or has a reckless disregard for the conditions under which the
companion animals are living and the deleterious impact they have on the
companion animals' and owner's health and well-being.
(Source: P.A. 92-454, eff. 1-1-02.)