102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
Introduced 2/22/2021, by Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Amends the Humane Care for Animals Act. Requires the Department of
Agriculture to establish an animal sourcing database for the purpose of
compiling information regarding the origin of animals that have been
forfeited to animal shelters in this State. Provides that the database
shall keep record of specified information concerning each animal.
Requires the Department to establish a certification board to oversee and
maintain the processes of the database. Provides for the adoption of
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AN ACT concerning animals.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Humane Care for Animals Act is amended by
adding Section 19 as follows:
(510 ILCS 70/19 new)
Animal sourcing database; certification board.
(a) The Department shall establish an animal sourcing
database for the purpose of compiling information regarding
the origin of animals that have been forfeited to animal
shelters in this State.
(b) The database shall keep record of each animal's
location of origin, health information, including whether the
animal is in compliance with State vaccination and other
health requirements, and any other information which may be
deemed relevant by the Department.
(c) The Department shall establish a certification board
to oversee and maintain the processes of the database created
under this Section.
(d) The Department shall adopt rules necessary for the
implementation of the requirements of this Section.