Sen. Michael Connelly
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AMENDMENT TO HOUSE BILL 3231
AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 3231 by replacing
everything after the enacting clause with the following:
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