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 Bill Status of HB4643  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  ANIMAL SHELTER-RECORDS

House Sponsors
Rep. William Davis - Sonya M. Harper - Charles Meier - Marcus C. Evans, Jr. - Norine K. Hammond and Justin Slaughter

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/18/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
30 ILCS 105/5.970 new
225 ILCS 605/3.6
225 ILCS 605/3.8
225 ILCS 605/3.9
225 ILCS 605/3.15
225 ILCS 605/7.2 new
225 ILCS 605/20from Ch. 8, par. 320
225 ILCS 605/21.5 new
225 ILCS 605/22from Ch. 8, par. 322


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Animal Welfare Act. Provides that an animal shelter shall not accept a dog or cat from an animal shelter or an out-of-state animal control facility, rescue group, or animal shelter unless it obtains and keeps record of documentation attesting the dog or cat was not obtained through compensation or payment to a dog breeder or cat breeder. Provides that a pet shop operator must obtain specified documentation to verify a breeder meets or exceeds the relevant standards set by the Department of Agriculture. Provides that the Department, at any time, may mandate a pet shop operator to pay to have a dog or cat breeder audited by a third-party auditing firm to ensure compliance with cat and dog breeder standards. Provides that beginning 120 days after the effective date of the amendatory Act, a $25 administrative fee shall be imposed on every dog or cat sold by a pet shop operator. Makes changes in provisions concerning the sourcing of dogs and cats sold by pet shops, disclosures for dogs and cats being sold by pet shops, violations, and fees. Amends the State Finance Act. Creates the Sourcing and Inspection Compliance Fund. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/19/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. William Davis
  1/21/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/21/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/21/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles Meier
  1/24/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  1/24/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  1/24/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine K. Hammond
  2/2/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
  2/9/2022HouseAssigned to Consumer Protection Committee
  2/18/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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