|Public Act 100-0090|
|SB1342 Enrolled||LRB100 08487 SLF 18606 b|
AN ACT concerning wildlife.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Criminal Code of 2012 is amended by adding
Section 48-11 as follows:
(720 ILCS 5/48-11 new)
Unlawful use of an elephant in a traveling
(a) Definitions. As used in this Section:
"Mobile or traveling animal housing facility" means a
transporting vehicle such as a truck, trailer, or railway car
used to transport or house animals while traveling to an
exhibition or other performance.
"Performance" means an exhibition, public showing,
presentation, display, exposition, fair, animal act, circus,
ride, trade show, petting zoo, carnival, parade, race, or other
similar undertaking in which animals are required to perform
tricks, give rides, or participate as accompaniments for
entertainment, amusement, or benefit of a live audience.
"Traveling animal act" means any performance of animals
where animals are transported to, from, or between locations
for the purpose of a performance in a mobile or traveling
animal housing facility.