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 Bill Status of HB5978  98th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. JoAnn D. Osmond

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
30 ILCS 105/5.855 new
510 ILCS 70/19 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Finance Act. Creates the Animal Abuse Registry Fund. Amends the Humane Care for Animals Act. Provides that the Department of Agriculture shall create and maintain an animal abuse registry. Provides that any person 18 years of age or older that resides in or is domiciled in this State that has been convicted of cruel treatment, aggravated cruelty, or animal torture shall register with the Department of Agriculture within 30 calendar days after the date of conviction to be placed on the animal abuse registry. Failure to register is a Class B misdemeanor for a first offense and a Class 4 felony for a subsequent violation. Prohibits a registered person from owning a companion animal or being employed at an animal shelter, pound, pet shop, zoo, or other business where companion animals are present.

DateChamber Action
  2/14/2014HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. JoAnn D. Osmond
  2/14/2014HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2014HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

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