(510 ILCS 70/5)
(from Ch. 8, par. 705)
Lame or disabled horses.
No person shall sell, offer to sell,
lead, ride, transport, or drive on any public way any equidae which, because
of debility, disease, lameness or any other cause, could not be worked in
this State without violating this Act. Such equidae may
be conveyed to a proper place for medical or surgical treatment
or for humane
keeping or euthanasia.
A person convicted of violating this Section or any rule, regulation, or
order of the Department pursuant thereto is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.
A second or subsequent violation is a Class 4 felony.
(Source: P.A. 95-2, eff. 5-24-07.)