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 Bill Status of SB0053  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  LICENSING - DOG BREEDER

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Dan Kotowski - Linda Holmes - Jacqueline Y. Collins, Ira I. Silverstein, Terry Link, Heather Steans, Pamela J. Althoff, M. Maggie Crotty, William Delgado, Kirk W. Dillard, David Koehler, Toi W. Hutchinson and Dan Cronin

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/12/2011SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
5 ILCS 80/4.30 new
225 ILCS 605/2from Ch. 8, par. 302
225 ILCS 605/2.2from Ch. 8, par. 302.2
225 ILCS 605/3from Ch. 8, par. 303
225 ILCS 605/3.1from Ch. 8, par. 303.1
225 ILCS 605/3.13 new
225 ILCS 605/3.15 new
815 ILCS 505/2Zfrom Ch. 121 1/2, par. 262Z


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Dog Breeder License Act. Provides for the licensure of dog breeders with the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation beginning 6 months after the effective date of the Act. Sets forth powers and duties of the Department, licensure requirements, grounds for discipline, civil and criminal penalties for violation of the Act, and administrative procedure. Includes provisions concerning exemption from the Act. Provides that the Act does not limit the power of a unit of local government from regulating or licensing the practice of dog breeding in a stricter manner. Amends the Animal Welfare Act. Provides that pet shop operators must publicly disclose certain information regarding dogs for sale. Amends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act to provide that a licensee who intentionally makes false or misleading statements in connection with the disclosures required by the Dog Breeder License Act and the Animal Welfare Act are violations of the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Amends the Regulatory Sunset Act to set a repeal date of January 1, 2020 for the new Act. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
New Act
5 ILCS 80/4.30 new
225 ILCS 605/3.13 new
815 ILCS 505/2Z
Adds reference to:
225 ILCS 605/5from Ch. 8, par. 305
225 ILCS 605/10from Ch. 8, par. 310
225 ILCS 605/10.5 new
225 ILCS 605/17 new
225 ILCS 605/18from Ch. 8, par. 318
225 ILCS 605/18.01 new
225 ILCS 605/18.04 new
225 ILCS 605/18.05 new
225 ILCS 605/18.06 new
225 ILCS 605/18.5 new
225 ILCS 605/20.1 new
225 ILCS 605/20.5
225 ILCS 605/23 new

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Animal Welfare Act. Provides that a separate license shall be required to operate each of the following at one location: dog dealer, commercial dog breeder, kennel operator, cattery operator, dog breeder, pet shop operator, animal shelter, animal control facility and guard dog service, except that a commercial dog breeder does not need to be licensed as a dog breeder. Sets forth requirements for dog breeders, commercial dog breeders, and pet shop operators regarding the housing, treatment, and breeding of dogs. Provides new grounds for discipline, new civil and criminal penalties for violations of the Act, and administrative procedure. Provides that dog breeders, commercial dog breeders, and pet shop operators must publicly disclose certain information regarding dogs for sale. Provides the Department with certain powers and responsibilities regarding inspection. Defines "dog breeder" and "commercial dog breeder". Effective on January 1, 2010.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/30/2009SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Dan Kotowski
  1/30/2009SenateFirst Reading
  1/30/2009SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/30/2009SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  1/30/2009SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Terry Link
  2/3/2009SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather Steans
  2/3/2009SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  2/3/2009SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  2/3/2009SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  2/4/2009SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. M. Maggie Crotty
  2/4/2009SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. William Delgado
  2/4/2009SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kirk W. Dillard
  2/4/2009SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  2/4/2009SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Chris Lauzen
  2/4/2009SenateAssigned to Licensed Activities
  2/10/2009SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Gary G. Dahl
  2/10/2009SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  2/10/2009SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Cronin
  2/19/2009SenateSponsor Removed Sen. Gary G. Dahl
  2/25/2009SenateSponsor Removed Sen. Chris Lauzen
  3/10/2009SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Dan Kotowski
  3/10/2009SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/10/2009SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Licensed Activities
  3/11/2009SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/12/2009SenateDo Pass as Amended Licensed Activities; 006-003-000
  3/12/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 17, 2009
  3/16/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Dan Kotowski
  3/16/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  3/18/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Licensed Activities
  3/31/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Licensed Activities; 008-000-000
  8/15/2009SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  8/15/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Re-referred to Assignments; Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b).
  1/12/2011SenateSession Sine Die

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