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 Bill Status of SB0154  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  AFFORDABLE HOUSING-PETS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Linda Holmes, Sara Feigenholtz, Laura M. Murphy and Laura Fine

House Sponsors
(Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit)

Hearings
Housing Committee Hearing May 12 2021 3:30PM www.ilga.gov Virtual Room 2 Springfield, IL


Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/4/2021HouseAssigned to Housing Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
310 ILCS 10/25from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 25
310 ILCS 65/10from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 1260
310 ILCS 65/18 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Housing Authorities Act. In provisions concerning the duties of a Housing Authority concerning rentals and tenant selection, provides that a Housing Authority shall not restrict any tenant from owning or maintaining one or more common household pets regardless of breed, size, or weight, within the tenant's dwelling unit. Amends the Illinois Affordable Housing Act. Provides that a tenant of multifamily rental housing acquired, constructed, or rehabilitated with any money from the Illinois Affordable Housing Trust Fund that was designated for affordable housing for low and very low-income families shall be allowed to keep no more than 4 cats or 3 dogs regardless of breed, size, or weight within the tenant's residence in accordance with any applicable laws. Exempts service animals or service animals in training from the provisions of the amendatory Act. Exempts any dog that has been deemed a dangerous or vicious dog from the provisions of the amendatory Act. Sets forth enforcement policies for affordable housing projects that allow residents to keep pets. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
310 ILCS 10/25
Adds reference to:
310 ILCS 65/3from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 1253

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill but with the following changes. Removes the amendatory changes made to the Housing Authorities Act. Further amends the Illinois Affordable Housing Act by adding the definition for "common household pet" to a Section that defines certain terms under the Act (rather than defining "common household pet" under the Section concerning pets in affordable housing projects). Provides that tenants of affordable housing for low and very low-income families shall be allowed to keep at least 2 common household pets (rather than shall be allowed to keep no more than 4 cats or 3 dogs).

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Linda Holmes
  2/9/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/10/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Sara Feigenholtz
  2/17/2021SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  2/18/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  3/4/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
  3/12/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Linda Holmes
  3/12/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/16/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Judiciary
  3/16/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Linda Holmes
  3/16/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  3/23/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/24/2021SenateDo Pass as Amended Judiciary; 006-001-001
  3/24/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 25, 2021
  3/24/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-8(b-1), this amendment will remain in the Committee on Assignments.
  4/20/2021SenateSecond Reading
  4/20/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 21, 2021
  4/22/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 046-009-000
  4/22/2021HouseArrived in House
  4/22/2021HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  4/23/2021HouseFirst Reading
  4/23/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/4/2021HouseAssigned to Housing Committee
  5/7/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  5/7/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee

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