SB2272 Engrossed LRB096 04806 JDS 14870 b

1     AN ACT concerning animals.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Carrier, Racing, Hobby, and Show Pigeon Act
5 of 1993 is amended by changing Section 7 as follows:
6     (510 ILCS 45/7)  (from Ch. 8, par. 907)
7     Sec. 7. A municipality located in a county with fewer than
8 3,000,000 inhabitants or a county shall not enact an ordinance
9 which prohibits the orderly keeping of carrier pigeons, hobby,
10 or show pigeons, except that any municipality located within a
11 county having 3,000,000 or more inhabitants may enact an
12 ordinance to prohibit or regulate the orderly keeping of
13 carrier, racing, hobby, or show pigeons. A county shall not
14 enact an ordinance which prohibits or regulates the orderly
15 keeping of carrier pigeons, hobby, or show pigeons.
16 (Source: P.A. 88-136; 89-651, eff. 8-14-96.)
17     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
18 becoming law.