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Full Text of HB3573  99th General Assembly


Rep. Carol Ammons

Filed: 4/20/2015





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 3573 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Humane Care for Animals Act is amended by
5changing Section 4 as follows:
6    (510 ILCS 70/4)  (from Ch. 8, par. 704)
7    Sec. 4. Prohibited acts. No person may sell, offer for
8sale, barter, or give away as a pet or a novelty any rabbit or
9any baby chick, duckling or other fowl which has been dyed,
10colored, or otherwise treated to impart an artificial color
11thereto. Baby chicks or ducklings shall not be sold, offered
12for sale, bartered, or given away as pets or novelties.
13Rabbits, ducklings or baby chicks shall not be awarded as
15    No person, including an employee or volunteer of a carnival
16or fair, may sell, offer for sale, barter, or give away as a



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1pet or a novelty any hermit crab or goldfish that has been
2dyed, colored, or otherwise treated to impart an artificial
3color thereto. As used in this Section, "carnival" has the
4meaning given to that term in the Carnival Regulation Act and
5"fair" has the meaning given to that term in the Amusement Ride
6and Attraction Safety Act.
7    A person convicted of violating this Section is guilty of a
8Class B misdemeanor. A second or subsequent violation is a
9Class 4 felony, with every day that a violation continues
10constituting a separate offense.
11(Source: P.A. 92-650, eff. 7-11-02.)".