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 Bill Status of SB1230  103rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Linda Holmes - Rachel Ventura - Cristina Castro - Seth Lewis - Andrew S. Chesney, Laura Fine, Sara Feigenholtz, Mike Simmons and Laura M. Murphy

House Sponsors
(Rep. Anne Stava-Murray, Joyce Mason and Janet Yang Rohr)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/28/2023HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
225 ILCS 605/2from Ch. 8, par. 302
225 ILCS 605/10from Ch. 8, par. 310

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Animal Welfare Act. Provides that the definition of "dog dealer" does not include a person who sells dogs at retail to the public. Provides that a person who sells dogs at retail to the public, shall not be considered an animal shelter under the Act. Defines "at retail to the public". Provides that the Illinois Department of Agriculture may refuse to issue or renew or may suspend or revoke a license for operating without a proper license under the Act.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that "at retail to the public" means the selling or offering for sale companion animals (rather than only animals) at a brick-and-mortar establishment that were obtained from breeders or brokers for compensation and not bred on its premises.

DateChamber Action
  2/2/2023SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Linda Holmes
  2/2/2023SenateFirst Reading
  2/2/2023SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/7/2023SenateAssigned to Agriculture
  2/7/2023SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Rachel Ventura
  2/14/2023SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  2/15/2023SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Seth Lewis
  2/15/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
  2/21/2023SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Linda Holmes
  2/21/2023SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  2/28/2023SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Agriculture
  3/9/2023SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Agriculture
  3/9/2023SenateDo Pass as Amended Agriculture; 008-004-000
  3/9/2023SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 10, 2023
  3/10/2023SenateSecond Reading
  3/10/2023SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 21, 2023
  3/23/2023SenateThird Reading - Passed; 032-016-002
  3/23/2023SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Andrew S. Chesney
  3/23/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Sara Feigenholtz
  3/23/2023HouseArrived in House
  3/23/2023HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
  3/23/2023HouseFirst Reading
  3/23/2023HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/24/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mike Simmons
  3/28/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  4/4/2023HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
  4/11/2023HouseAssigned to Consumer Protection Committee
  4/18/2023HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Janet Yang Rohr
  4/28/2023HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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