Illinois General Assembly - Bill Status for HB4971
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 Bill Status of HB4971  100th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Daniel J. Burke

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
30 ILCS 105/5.886 new
510 ILCS 70/19 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Humane Care for Animals Act and the State Finance Act. Provides that the Department of Agriculture shall create and maintain an animal abuse registry. Requires a person 18 years of age or older who resides in or is domiciled in the State and has been convicted of specified offenses involving animal cruelty or torture to register with the Department to be placed on the registry. Requires a person required to register to pay an annual fee of $50 to the Department. Prohibits a person required to register from owning a companion animal or being employed at an animal shelter, pound, pet shop, zoo, or other business where companion animals are present. Creates the Animal Abuse Registry Fund as a special fund in the State treasury. Provides that registration fees shall be deposited into the Fund to be used by the Department for establishing and maintaining the animal abuse registry.

DateChamber Action
  2/14/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Daniel J. Burke
  2/14/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/21/2018HouseAssigned to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  4/13/2018HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

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