SB2272 Enrolled 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 having with
8 fewer than 3,000,000 inhabitants or a county shall not enact an
9 ordinance to prohibit which prohibits the orderly keeping of
10 carrier pigeons, racing, hobby, or show pigeons, except that
11 (i) any municipality located in within a county having
12 3,000,000 or more inhabitants may enact an ordinance to
13 prohibit or regulate the orderly keeping of carrier, racing,
14 hobby, or show pigeons and (ii) any municipality located in a
15 county having fewer than 3,000,000 inhabitants may enact an
16 ordinance to regulate, but not prohibit, the orderly keeping of
17 carrier, racing, hobby, or show pigeons.
18 (Source: P.A. 88-136; 89-651, eff. 8-14-96.)
19     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
20 becoming law.