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1    AN ACT concerning animals.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Animal Disease Laboratories Act is amended
5by changing Section 1 as follows:
6    (510 ILCS 10/1)  (from Ch. 8, par. 105.11)
7    Sec. 1. Laboratory services.
8    (a) The Department of Agriculture is authorized to
9establish such additional number of animal disease
10laboratories, not exceeding five, as may be necessary to serve
11the livestock and poultry industry of the State.
12    (b) Such laboratories each shall be in charge of a licensed
13veterinarian, who in addition to making serological blood
14tests, shall be competent to make diagnoses of such cases of
15livestock and poultry diseases as may be submitted to such
17    (c) The Department may enter into an arrangement with the
18College of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Illinois
19whereby any cases submitted to such laboratories which are not
20susceptible of diagnosis in the field or by common laboratory
21procedure, or upon which research is required, may be submitted
22to such College of Veterinary Medicine for diagnosis or



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1    (d) The Department may establish and collect reasonable
2fees for diagnostic services performed by such animal disease
4    (e) The Department may establish and collect reasonable
5fees for providing analyses of research samples, out-of-state
6samples, non-agricultural samples, and survey project samples.
7These samples shall be defined by rule. The fees shall be
8deposited into the Illinois Department of Agriculture
9Laboratory Services Revolving Fund.
10    (f) Moneys collected under subsection (e) shall be
11appropriated from the Illinois Department of Agriculture
12Laboratory Services Revolving Fund solely for the purposes of
13(1) testing specimens submitted in support of Department
14programs established for animal health, welfare, and safety,
15and the protection of Illinois consumers of Illinois
16agricultural products, and (2) testing specimens submitted by
17veterinarians and agency personnel to determine whether
18chemically hazardous or biologically infectious substances or
19other disease causing conditions are present.
20    (g) The Director may issue rules, consistent with the
21provisions of this Act, for the administration and enforcement
22of this Act. These rules shall be approved by the Advisory
23Board of Livestock Commissioners.
24(Source: P.A. 96-1310, eff. 7-27-10.)
25    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
26becoming law.