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 Bill Status of HB3995 General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Allen Skillicorn - Andrew S. Chesney - Daniel Didech - Jonathan Carroll and Barbara Hernandez

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 205/205-203 new
725 ILCS 5/Art. 113A heading new
725 ILCS 5/113A-1 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that in a prosecution of a case involving the injury, health, or safety of a cat or dog, the court may, on its own motion or motion of any party, appoint a special advocate to assist the court, as deemed appropriate by the court, and represent the interests of justice regarding the health or safety of the cat or dog. Amends the Department of Agriculture Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Agriculture shall compile a list comprised of pro bono attorneys and law students from each county who may serve as special advocates for these cases.

DateChamber Action
  12/16/2019HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Allen Skillicorn
  12/18/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Andrew S. Chesney
  12/18/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Didech
  12/19/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  1/8/2020HouseFirst Reading
  1/8/2020HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  9/21/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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