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ANIMALS
(510 ILCS 30/) Illinois Bovine Brucellosis Eradication Act.

510 ILCS 30/1

    (510 ILCS 30/1) (from Ch. 8, par. 134)
    Sec. 1.
    As used in this Act, unless the context otherwise requires, words and phrases have the meanings ascribed to them in Sections 1.1 to 1.12, inclusive.
(Source: P.A. 78-818.)

510 ILCS 30/1.1

    (510 ILCS 30/1.1) (from Ch. 8, par. 134.1)
    Sec. 1.1. The term "Department" or "Department of Agriculture" means the Department of Agriculture of the State of Illinois.
(Source: Laws 1959, p. 2257.)

510 ILCS 30/1.2

    (510 ILCS 30/1.2) (from Ch. 8, par. 134.2)
    Sec. 1.2.
    The term "bovine brucellosis" or "brucellosis" means the disease wherein an animal of the bovine species is infected with Brucella microorganisms irrespective of the occurrence or absence of clinical signs of bovine infectious abortion.
(Source: P.A. 78-818.)

510 ILCS 30/1.3

    (510 ILCS 30/1.3) (from Ch. 8, par. 134.3)
    Sec. 1.3. The term "official test" means any test for the detection of bovine brucellosis, approved by the Department and the United States Department of Agriculture, which is based on the use of a standardized suspension (antigen) of Brucella microorganisms in dilution of blood serum taken from the animal to be tested, a bacteriological culture of brucella abortus from milk or tissue samples or any other test approved by the Department.
(Source: P.A. 84-200.)

510 ILCS 30/1.4

    (510 ILCS 30/1.4) (from Ch. 8, par. 134.4)
    Sec. 1.4. "Ring test" means the abortus brucella ring test, the same being a diagnostic test of milk or cream to detect the presence of brucellosis in the herd in which such milk or cream was produced.
(Source: Laws 1959, p. 2257.)

510 ILCS 30/1.5

    (510 ILCS 30/1.5) (from Ch. 8, par. 134.5)
    Sec. 1.5. The term "infected animal" or "reactor" means an animal which has given positive reaction to an official test for the detection of brucellosis and has been so classified after review by the designated brucellosis epidemiologist, or other State and federally approved designee, or if Brucella microorganisms have been found in the body or in the body discharges.
(Source: P.A. 95-93, eff. 8-13-07; 95-335, eff. 8-21-07.)

510 ILCS 30/1.6

    (510 ILCS 30/1.6) (from Ch. 8, par. 134.6)
    Sec. 1.6.
    The term "accredited veterinarian" means a veterinarian who is licensed by the state in which he practices, is approved by the State Animal Health Official of that state, and is accredited by the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service of the United States Department of Agriculture or any successor agency.
(Source: P.A. 78-818.)

510 ILCS 30/1.7

    (510 ILCS 30/1.7) (from Ch. 8, par. 134.7)
    Sec. 1.7. The term "quarantine" means a condition in which cattle shall be kept separate and apart from and not allowed to come in contact in any way with other cattle.
(Source: Laws 1959, p. 2257.)

510 ILCS 30/1.8

    (510 ILCS 30/1.8) (from Ch. 8, par. 134.8)
    Sec. 1.8. The term "restriction" or "restricted" means a condition in which cattle shall be kept on certain designated premises and shall not be allowed to come in contact in any way with cattle from other premises.
(Source: Laws 1959, p. 2257.)

510 ILCS 30/1.9

    (510 ILCS 30/1.9)
    Sec. 1.9. (Repealed).
(Source: P.A. 91-457, eff. 1-1-00. Repealed by P.A. 97-25, eff. 6-28-11.)

510 ILCS 30/1.10

    (510 ILCS 30/1.10) (from Ch. 8, par. 134.10)
    Sec. 1.10.
    The term "certified brucellosis-free herd" means a herd which has complied with Department rules and regulations for establishing and maintaining certified brucellosis-free herds of cattle in Illinois.
(Source: P.A. 78-818.)

510 ILCS 30/1.11

    (510 ILCS 30/1.11) (from Ch. 8, par. 134.11)
    Sec. 1.11. Certificate. The term "health certificate", "certificate of health", "certificate of veterinary inspection", or "interstate health certificate" means a legible record, made on an official form of the state of origin or the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service of the United States Department of Agriculture or any successor agency and issued by an accredited veterinarian of the state of origin or a veterinarian in the employ of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service of the United States Department of Agriculture, or any successor agency, which shows that the animals listed thereon meet the health requirements of the state of destination. The health certificate must contain the name and address of the consignor, the name and address of the consignee, and an accurate description or identification of the animals involved and must also indicate the health status of the animals including results and dates of required tests, and vaccinations, if any. A health certificate for any purpose other than Illinois exhibition cattle is valid for 30 days. A health certificate for Illinois exhibition cattle is valid for 90 days.
(Source: P.A. 89-154, eff. 7-19-95.)

510 ILCS 30/1.12

    (510 ILCS 30/1.12) (from Ch. 8, par. 134.12)
    Sec. 1.12. Official vaccinate. The term "official vaccinate" means a female bovine animal which was inoculated against brucellosis in Illinois with a licensed vaccine. Such vaccinations shall be by an accredited veterinarian who shall properly identify each animal vaccinated and report all such vaccinations to the Department within 30 days. An "official vaccinate" also means an animal inoculated in a similar manner under existing laws in states other than Illinois. The official vaccination age for Illinois shall be set by regulation.
(Source: P.A. 88-91; 88-457.)

510 ILCS 30/1.14

    (510 ILCS 30/1.14)
    Sec. 1.14. Cattle. The term "cattle" means any member of the family bovidae of the genus bos, including all exotic types of cattle and oxen but excluding antelope, sheep, and goats.
(Source: P.A. 90-192, eff. 7-24-97.)

510 ILCS 30/1.15

    (510 ILCS 30/1.15)
    Sec. 1.15. Bison. The term "bison" means any member of the genus bison, including buffalo, exotic types of buffalo, and crossbred bison or buffalo such as beefalo and cattalo.
(Source: P.A. 90-192, eff. 7-24-97.)

510 ILCS 30/1.16

    (510 ILCS 30/1.16)
    Sec. 1.16. Designated brucellosis epidemiologist. The term "designated brucellosis epidemiologist" means an epidemiologist who has demonstrated the knowledge and ability to perform the functions required by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and who has been selected as a designated brucellosis epidemiologist by the State Animal Health Official and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
(Source: P.A. 95-93, eff. 8-13-07; 95-335, eff. 8-21-07.)

510 ILCS 30/2

    (510 ILCS 30/2) (from Ch. 8, par. 135)
    Sec. 2.
    The Department of Agriculture is authorized and directed to cooperate with the United States Department of Agriculture in the eradication of bovine brucellosis in domestic cattle in this State.
(Source: P.A. 78-818.)

510 ILCS 30/3

    (510 ILCS 30/3) (from Ch. 8, par. 136)
    Sec. 3. All owners of dairy or breeding cattle within the State of Illinois shall submit their cattle for an official test for the detection of brucellosis upon request by the Department, and shall provide the necessary facilities for making tests and render such assistance as may be required by the Department. The direct expense of making such tests shall be paid by the Department.
    The Department may use or authorize the ring test to detect the herds in which brucellosis exists. All herds producing milk or cream which react to the ring test shall be given an official test in accordance with rules and regulations of the Department. If the tests provided for in this Act disclose that any animal or animals in such herd are infected with brucellosis and it appears that the public interest would best be served by their destruction, the owner may be partially indemnified for the loss sustained, unless otherwise required by the provisions of Section 4 of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 76-972.)

510 ILCS 30/3b

    (510 ILCS 30/3b) (from Ch. 8, par. 136b)
    Sec. 3b. Quarantine. Herds which disclose reactors shall be quarantined until depopulated or official tests indicate brucellosis infection no longer exists in the herd. Unless there is a negative complete herd test within six months after disclosure of brucellosis in the herd, the Director may, following an administrative hearing, require the herd to be depopulated.
(Source: P.A. 89-154, eff. 7-19-95.)

510 ILCS 30/4

    (510 ILCS 30/4) (from Ch. 8, par. 137)
    Sec. 4. If State funds are available for paying indemnity, the Department shall pay to the owner of each infected animal an indemnity of $50 for any grade animal and $100 for any registered animal, except that steers so destroyed shall not be eligible for indemnity unless the Department approves depopulation of the entire herd. The Department may, by regulation, increase the indemnity payments, or include additional classes of cattle in order to facilitate the program for eradication of brucellosis. Registration certificates covering animals registered with an approved registry association shall be presented before payment of indemnity, otherwise indemnity payment shall be made as grade. A reasonable length of time will be allowed for the registration of eligible animals that are under 3 years of age.
(Source: P.A. 82-701.)

510 ILCS 30/5

    (510 ILCS 30/5) (from Ch. 8, par. 138)
    Sec. 5. When one or more animals in a herd have been classified as reactors to an official test, the entire herd, except steers, spayed heifers and calves under 6 months of age, shall be quarantined immediately and the owner so notified. An accredited veterinarian or a veterinarian in the employ of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service of the United States Department of Agriculture, or any successor agency, shall permanently hot iron brand each animal classified as a reactor, within 15 days after classification of such animal as a reactor, on the left hip with the letter "B", such letter to be not less than 2 nor more than 3 inches in height, and shall place a special identification tag in the left ear of such reactor. The veterinarian applying an official test for brucellosis shall immediately notify the Department of each such reactor on forms furnished by the Department, giving the number of the tag placed in the left ear and the number of any tag in the right ear. Reactors shall be shipped for slaughter within 30 days of test date, except that the Department may, upon request, grant an extension of not more than 30 days. Suspect animals which have a history of having aborted and are from a herd containing reactors may be designated as reactors by the veterinarian obtaining the blood samples, when approved by the Department. Suspect animals in herds under quarantine due to brucellosis infection may be designated as reactors by the Department if deemed advisable in the interest of brucellosis eradication. No person shall remove any reactor identification tag.
    All animals classified as suspects to an official test shall be positively identified and their movement restricted to the premises where found until they are retested and found negative, or identified as reactors.
    Animals with a positive result to an official test at livestock auction markets or marketing centers may be slaughtered or returned to the herd of origin only by permit and must remain under quarantine for further evaluation.
(Source: P.A. 97-25, eff. 6-28-11.)

510 ILCS 30/5.1

    (510 ILCS 30/5.1) (from Ch. 8, par. 138.1)
    Sec. 5.1. Steers, spayed heifers or calves under 6 months of age may enter Illinois when accompanied by an official health certificate or by prior permit from the Department.
(Source: P.A. 83-760.)

510 ILCS 30/6

    (510 ILCS 30/6) (from Ch. 8, par. 139)
    Sec. 6. No dairy or breeding cattle more than 6 months of age shall be imported into the State of Illinois unless they are accompanied by an official interstate health certificate showing the cattle negative to an official test for brucellosis within 30 days prior to the date of entry, except as otherwise provided in this Act. The Department may by regulation impose additional requirements on specific classes of cattle from Class B and Class C states as defined under the Brucellosis Eradication Uniform Methods and Rules approved by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
(Source: P.A. 83-760.)

510 ILCS 30/6.1

    (510 ILCS 30/6.1) (from Ch. 8, par. 139.1)
    Sec. 6.1. Shipping of dairy or breeding cattle. The Department may require that no dairy or breeding cattle more than 6 months of age shall be shipped from any livestock auction markets or marketing centers in Illinois consigned to any point within the State unless they are accompanied by a certificate of health issued by an accredited veterinarian or a veterinarian employed by the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service of the United States Department of Agriculture, or any successor agency, showing them to have been negative to an official test for brucellosis prior to release from such public stockyards or be under 24 months of age for beef breeds and 20 months of age for dairy breeds and accompanied by a record of official brucellosis calfhood vaccination.
    Cattle consigned to livestock auction markets or marketing centers in Illinois may enter such livestock auction markets or marketing centers without test or certificates of health showing them to be free from brucellosis, however, the Department may require that these animals must be negative to an official test for brucellosis before they are removed to an Illinois farm.
(Source: P.A. 97-25, eff. 6-28-11.)

510 ILCS 30/6.2

    (510 ILCS 30/6.2) (from Ch. 8, par. 139.2)
    Sec. 6.2. Entry into State without test. Except as otherwise provided in this Act, dairy and breeding cattle may enter Illinois without an official test for brucellosis when accompanied by an interstate health certificate approved by the State Animal Health Official of the state of origin and issued by an accredited veterinarian of the state of origin or a veterinarian employed by the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service of the United States Department of Agriculture, or any successor agency, showing:
    1. Such cattle to have originated from a Class Free State or a certified brucellosis-free herd and giving the certified herd number; or
    2. Such cattle to be official female brucellosis calfhood vaccinates 24 months of age or under for beef breeds and 20 months of age or under for dairy breeds.
(Source: P.A. 89-154, eff. 7-19-95.)

510 ILCS 30/6.3

    (510 ILCS 30/6.3) (from Ch. 8, par. 139.3)
    Sec. 6.3. Female cattle of the beef breeds over 6 and under 18 months of age, for feeding and grazing purposes only, may enter the State or may be shipped from marketing centers or auction markets within the State without test for brucellosis. The Department may require that such cattle be held under quarantine until they have passed a negative brucellosis test and such test is reported to the Department, or until a report of their disposal for slaughter is made to the Department. They may be held in quarantine without test during their feeding and grazing period, which period shall not exceed 12 months from date of entry. Upon application to the Department and at the discretion of the Department such period may be extended for an additional period not to exceed 90 days. When required by the Department, at the expiration of the feeding and grazing period the cattle shall be sold for immediate slaughter or tested for brucellosis at the expense of the owner. The owner shall report such disposition to the Department. Such cattle classified as reactors to an official test for brucellosis shall be sold for immediate slaughter and the owner shall report their disposal to the Department.
(Source: P.A. 97-25, eff. 6-28-11.)

510 ILCS 30/6.4

    (510 ILCS 30/6.4) (from Ch. 8, par. 139.4)
    Sec. 6.4. Female cattle of the beef breeds 18 months of age or older. Female cattle of the beef breeds 18 months of age and over, for feeding and grazing purposes only, may enter the State, provided that such cattle are accompanied by an official certificate of health which states they were negative to an official test for brucellosis within 30 days prior to date of entry, which test shall be conducted by a State or Federal approved laboratory, or are under 24 months of age and were officially calfhood vaccinated.
(Source: P.A. 91-457, eff. 1-1-00.)

510 ILCS 30/6.5

    (510 ILCS 30/6.5) (from Ch. 8, par. 139.5)
    Sec. 6.5. Bulls over 18 months of age, springer heifers and cows, or heifers and cows with calves, are classed as breeding cattle and as such must comply with the requirements governing breeding cattle.
(Source: P.A. 87-160.)

510 ILCS 30/6.6

    (510 ILCS 30/6.6) (from Ch. 8, par. 139.6)
    Sec. 6.6. Subject to the minimum requirements set forth in Sections 6 to 6.4, both inclusive, the Department is empowered to permit dairy and breeding cattle to enter this State from any other state or territory upon the same terms and conditions as dairy and breeding cattle from this State are permitted to enter such other state or territory.
(Source: Laws 1953, p. 1073.)

510 ILCS 30/6.7

    (510 ILCS 30/6.7) (from Ch. 8, par. 139.7)
    Sec. 6.7.
    Bison, except steers, spayed heifers, or calves under 6 months of age, may be imported into Illinois if consigned direct for immediate slaughter to an approved slaughtering establishment and accompanied by a consignment certificate, or if accompanied by an official health certificate indicating the bison:
    (a) Originated from a certified brucellosis-free herd; or
    (b) Are official female brucellosis vaccinates under 24 months of age; or
    (c) Were negative to an official brucellosis test within 30 days prior to importation.
    Bison steers, spayed heifers, or calves under 6 months of age may enter Illinois when accompanied by an official health certificate, or consigned for immediate slaughter to an approved slaughtering establishment accompanied by a consignment certificate.
(Source: P.A. 78-818.)

510 ILCS 30/6.71

    (510 ILCS 30/6.71) (from Ch. 8, par. 139.71)
    Sec. 6.71. Except as otherwise provided in this Act, no female bison or bulls more than 6 months of age shall be loaned, leased, traded or sold in this State, except for slaughter, unless such bison either:
    1. Have been tested for brucellosis and found negative within 60 days prior to the date of such transaction and are accompanied by either a certificate of health or an official test chart showing such test and the result thereof, which test shall be recognized for unlimited change of ownership or premises within the 60-day period; or
    2. Are females 24 months of age or under which were officially vaccinated against brucellosis with a licensed vaccine, are positively identified, and are accompanied by an official certificate of vaccination; or
    3. Are in a certified brucellosis-free herd at the time of transaction.
(Source: P.A. 82-701.)

510 ILCS 30/6.8

    (510 ILCS 30/6.8) (from Ch. 8, par. 139.8)
    Sec. 6.8.
    Cattle for immediate slaughter consigned to a recognized slaughtering establishment may be shipped into Illinois without a brucellosis test or health certificate, however, such cattle shall be accompanied by a consignment document as provided by rules and regulations of the Department. Such cattle shall be held in quarantine until slaughtered.
    Cattle for immediate slaughter not consigned to a recognized slaughtering establishment may be shipped into Illinois without brucellosis test as provided by the rules and regulations of the Department. Such cattle shall be held in quarantine until slaughtered.
(Source: P.A. 78-818.)

510 ILCS 30/7

    (510 ILCS 30/7) (from Ch. 8, par. 140)
    Sec. 7. Before accepting any cattle or bison for shipment into the State of Illinois or consigned to points within the State of Illinois, every person, transportation company or truck operator shall require that a certificate of health or permit or any other health or slaughter forms required to accompany cattle or bison, as required in the orders and regulations of the Department, be furnished them to be attached to the waybill and accompany the animal to its destination. Such person, transportation company, or truck operator shall have such certificate of health or permit in his or its possession at all times from the loading of such animal to the delivery of such animal at its destination, and available for inspection upon demand.
(Source: P.A. 90-192, eff. 7-24-97.)

510 ILCS 30/9

    (510 ILCS 30/9) (from Ch. 8, par. 142)
    Sec. 9. The Department shall make rules and regulations relating to cattle under quarantine and restriction and the owner of cattle under quarantine or restriction shall comply with all reasonable quarantine or restriction measures which may be deemed necessary by the Department and shall bear all expenses connected with such quarantine or restriction. The Department may allow the sale and transfer of cattle under quarantine or restriction subject to such reasonable regulations as the Department may prescribe. No rule or regulation made, prescribed or issued by the Department pursuant to the provisions of this Act shall be effective unless such rule or regulation has been submitted to the Advisory Board of Livestock Commissioners for approval.
(Source: P.A. 77-119.)

510 ILCS 30/10

    (510 ILCS 30/10) (from Ch. 8, par. 143)
    Sec. 10. The Department may make and adopt reasonable rules and regulations for the administration and enforcement of the provisions of this Act. The Department, or its representatives, in performing the duties vested in it under this Act is empowered to enter, during usual working hours, any premises, barns, stables, sheds or other places where cattle are kept, for the purpose of administering the provisions of this Act.
(Source: Laws 1939, p. 94.)

510 ILCS 30/11

    (510 ILCS 30/11) (from Ch. 8, par. 144)
    Sec. 11. Administrative penalties. Any person violating any provision of this Act or of any rule, regulation or order of the Department issued pursuant to this Act may be ordered, following an administrative hearing, to pay the following administrative penalties:
        (1) $300 for a first violation;
        (2) $600 for a second violation; and
        (3) $1,000 for a third and subsequent violation.
(Source: P.A. 89-154, eff. 7-19-95.)

510 ILCS 30/11.5

    (510 ILCS 30/11.5)
    Sec. 11.5. Subpoenas. The Department, over the signature of the Director, is authorized to subpoena and bring before the Department any person or persons in this State and to take testimony either orally or by deposition or by exhibit, with the same fees and mileage and in the same manner as prescribed by law in judicial proceedings in civil cases in circuit courts of this State. The Director may issue subpoenas duces tecum to command the production of any or all records relating to the person.
(Source: P.A. 89-154, eff. 7-19-95.)

510 ILCS 30/11.10

    (510 ILCS 30/11.10)
    Sec. 11.10. Hearing rules. The Illinois Administrative Procedure Act and the Illinois Department of Agriculture rules adopted under that Act apply to hearings under this Act.
(Source: P.A. 89-154, eff. 7-19-95.)

510 ILCS 30/11.15

    (510 ILCS 30/11.15)
    Sec. 11.15. Judicial review. All final administrative decisions of the Department are subject to judicial review under Article III of the Code of Civil Procedure and its rules. The term "administrative decision" is defined as in Section 3-101 of the Code of Civil Procedure. Proceedings for judicial review shall be commenced in the circuit court of any county permitted by Section 3-104 of the Code of Civil Procedure.
(Source: P.A. 89-154, eff. 7-19-95.)

510 ILCS 30/14

    (510 ILCS 30/14) (from Ch. 8, par. 146)
    Sec. 14. Vaccines. The use of vaccines containing Brucella microorganisms shall be permitted in the manner and upon the conditions hereinafter set forth. Only vaccines produced under license of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service of the United States Department of Agriculture or any successor agency for calfhood vaccinations against bovine brucellosis may be used. Such vaccines shall be sold by the distributor only to a licensed veterinarian, and shall be administered only by a licensed veterinarian or a veterinarian in the employ of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service of the United States Department of Agriculture or any successor agency. All animals vaccinated shall be positively identified. The Department may by regulation require brucellosis vaccination of female cattle or female bison entering or moving within this State.
    The veterinarian vaccinating such animals shall give to the owner an official record identifying such animals and stating that they were vaccinated with a licensed vaccine, giving the date of vaccination, the serial number and name of the manufacturer of such vaccine, and the dosage used.
    Animals vaccinated at such age, when accompanied by an official record of vaccination, or any animals that have lost their ear tags but have the official calfhood vaccination tattoo in the ear may move unrestricted, even though they may react to an official test for brucellosis, until they reach the age of 24 months for beef breeds and 20 months for dairy breeds. Upon request, the veterinarian vaccinating any such animal shall test the animal for brucellosis prior to vaccination and shall give the owner an official record showing the result of the test and that the animal was then vaccinated with a licensed vaccine, giving the date of vaccination, the serial number and name of the manufacturer of such vaccine, and the dosage used.
(Source: P.A. 89-154, eff. 7-19-95.)

510 ILCS 30/14b

    (510 ILCS 30/14b) (from Ch. 8, par. 146b)
    Sec. 14b. (Repealed).
(Source: Repealed by P.A. 88-91.)

510 ILCS 30/15

    (510 ILCS 30/15) (from Ch. 8, par. 147)
    Sec. 15. Any veterinarian administering any vaccines containing Brucella microorganisms or making any test for bovine brucellosis shall report same to the Department within 30 days, on forms to be furnished by the Department.
(Source: P.A. 82-701.)

510 ILCS 30/15a

    (510 ILCS 30/15a) (from Ch. 8, par. 147a)
    Sec. 15a.
    No person, firm or corporation shall operate a laboratory in this State for the purpose of conducting tests for bovine brucellosis for others, nor shall any person, firm or corporation conduct such tests for others, without first securing a permit from the Department. The application for such permit shall be on a form prescribed by the Department and shall set forth the name of the applicant and if a corporation, the name of its principal officers, the location where such laboratory will be operated or such tests conducted and the records thereof kept, a brief description of the training and experience of the applicant or the person in charge of conducting such tests and such additional information as will enable the Department to determine the responsibility of the applicant and the qualifications and ability of such applicant to conduct tests. If the Department finds that the applicant is responsible and appears to be qualified to conduct such tests, it shall issue a permit. Such permits shall be in effect from the date issued until revoked by the Department.
    Every person receiving a permit to operate such a laboratory or to conduct such tests shall keep a record of all tests, including the name and address of the person for whom the tests were conducted, and shall report to the Department the results of all tests. Such reports shall be made each week on forms to be prescribed by the Department.
    If the Department finds that any applicant for a permit is not responsible or is not qualified to conduct such tests, it may refuse a permit. If the Department finds that any person, firm or corporation holding a permit is no longer responsible or qualified to conduct such tests or is not correctly reporting the results of tests conducted or if the holder of any such permit shall fail to report to the Department the results of the tests conducted as herein required, the Department may revoke such permit.
(Source: P.A. 78-818.)

510 ILCS 30/17

    (510 ILCS 30/17) (from Ch. 8, par. 148a)
    Sec. 17. Cattle moving intrastate. Female cattle more than 6 months of age and bulls more than 18 months of age moving intrastate may, by regulation, be required to be tested and found negative for brucellosis prior to movement and be accompanied by a certificate of veterinary inspection or be quarantined in the case of feeding and grazing cattle. This Section does not apply to cattle moving for slaughter only.
(Source: P.A. 87-160; 88-91; 88-457.)

510 ILCS 30/17a

    (510 ILCS 30/17a) (from Ch. 8, par. 148b)
    Sec. 17a. Nothing in this Act shall be construed as preventing the movement of cattle into stockyards registered under the Packers and Stockyards Act, a State-Federal approved slaughtering establishment, or a marketing center approved by the United States Department of Agriculture and the Illinois Department of Agriculture, as defined in the Illinois Livestock Auction Market Law, and operating under the rules and regulations pertaining to marketing centers.
(Source: P.A. 76-972.)

510 ILCS 30/17b

    (510 ILCS 30/17b) (from Ch. 8, par. 148b.1)
    Sec. 17b.
    This Act shall be known and may be cited as the "Illinois Bovine Brucellosis Eradication Act".
(Source: P.A. 78-818.)