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AN ACT concerning regulation.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Animal Control Act is amended by adding
Sections 2.18b and 15.5 as follows:
(510 ILCS 5/2.18b new)
Reckless dog owner.
"Reckless dog owner" means
a person who owns a dog that while anywhere other than upon the
property of the owner, and without justification, kills another
dog that results in that dog being deemed a dangerous dog under
Section 15.1 of this Act and who knowingly allows the dog to
violate Section 9 of this Act on 2 occasions within 12 months
of the incident for which the dog was deemed dangerous or is
involved in another incident that results in the dog being
deemed dangerous on a second occasion within 24 months of the
original dangerous determination.
(510 ILCS 5/15.5 new)
Reckless dog owner; complaint; penalty.
(a) The Administrator, State's Attorney, Director, or any
citizen may file a complaint in circuit court to determine
whether a person is a reckless dog owner. If an owner is
determined to be a reckless dog owner by clear and convincing