Sen. Chapin Rose

Filed: 3/15/2013





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 1532 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Humane Care for Animals Act is amended by
5adding Section 19 as follows:
6    (510 ILCS 70/19 new)
7    Sec. 19. False complaints. If any law enforcement officer,
8animal control officer, the Department, or an approved humane
9investigator determines that a complaint made under this Act
10against a person or entity is knowingly false and not made in
11good faith and is made with the intent to harass the person or
12entity, the Department may waive any confidentiality of the
13complainant and may refer the matter to the State's Attorney
14for consideration of criminal charges against the complainant.
15    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon



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1becoming law.".