|Public Act 100-0323|
|SB1884 Enrolled||LRB100 11346 MLM 21729 b|
AN ACT concerning regulation.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
Research Dogs and Cats Adoption Act.
As used in this Act:
"Animal adoption organization" means a non-profit
organization authorized to conduct affairs in this State,
incorporated for the purpose of adopting animals in need and
finding permanent, adoptive homes for the animals and licensed
as an animal shelter under the Animal Welfare Act.
"Attending veterinarian" means a person who is in the
employ of the research facility and who meets the definition of
attending veterinarian in regulations promulgated under the
federal Animal Welfare Act (9 CFR 1.1).
"Public funds" means appropriated and non-appropriated
funding from the State or federal government.
"Research facility" means an institution of higher
education located in this State that utilizes dogs or cats for
scientific, educational, or research purposes and receives
public funds for those purposes.
"Research facility adoption policy" means an adoption
policy for dogs and cats that details the specific steps that a