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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
changing Section 3.01 as follows:
(510 ILCS 70/3.01)
(from Ch. 8, par. 703.01)
No person or owner may beat, cruelly treat,
starve, overwork or otherwise abuse any animal.
No owner may abandon any animal where it may become a
public charge or
may suffer injury, hunger or exposure.
A person convicted of violating this Section is guilty
of a Class A
misdemeanor. A second or subsequent conviction for
a violation of this Section
is a Class 4 felony.
In addition to
any other penalty provided by law, a person who is convicted of
violating subsection (a) upon a companion animal in the
presence of a child, as defined in Section 12-0.1 of the
Criminal Code of 2012, shall be subject to a fine of $250 and
ordered to perform community service for not less than 100
In addition to any other penalty provided by law, upon
conviction for violating this Section, the court may order the
to undergo a psychological or psychiatric
evaluation and to undergo any
treatment at the convicted