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 Bill Status of HB3587  103rd General Assembly

Short Description:  ISP-POLICE K-9 CARE PROGRAM

House Sponsors
Rep. Bradley Fritts and Travis Weaver

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/10/2023HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 2610/47 new
20 ILCS 2610/48 new
30 ILCS 105/5.990 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois State Police Act. Creates the Police K-9 Care Program within the Illinois State Police to provide a stable funding source for the veterinary care for retired police dogs. Provides that Illinois State Police shall contract with a nonprofit corporation organized under State law to administer and manage the Program and shall select the nonprofit corporation through a competitive grant award process. Provides that a handler or adopter of a retired police dog is eligible for a grant of up to $1,500 in veterinary care reimbursement for the retired police dog. Provides that the Program will be funded through grants from the Police K-9 Care Fund, which shall be funded by gifts, appropriations, and a percentage of monetary forfeitures due to criminal activity. Limits the concurrent exercise of home rule powers relating to forfeitures. Provides requirements for the Program and the Fund. Requires the Illinois State Police to adopt rules necessary to implement the Police K-9 Care Program and the requirements of the Fund. Makes a conforming change in the State Finance Act. Some provisions take effect immediately and some provisions take effect one year after becoming law.

DateChamber Action
  2/17/2023HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Bradley Fritts
  2/17/2023HouseFirst Reading
  2/17/2023HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Travis Weaver
  2/28/2023HouseAssigned to Police & Fire Committee
  3/9/2023HouseTo Police Subcommittee
  3/10/2023HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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