(215 ILCS 5/143.10d)
Claim information for a dog-related incident.
(a) An insurance company offering homeowner's insurance coverage or renter's insurance coverage that issues a policy or contract insuring against liability for injury to a person or injury to or destruction of property arising out of the ownership, lease, or rental of residential property shall, to the best of their ability, for any claim involving a dog-related incident, record circumstances relating to the incident, including, but not limited to:
(1) the breed of dog, and, if the breed was made by
visual identification, who made the identification: the adjuster, the owner, or the insured;
(2) where the owner or insured obtained the dog
from: a pet store, a breeder, an animal shelter or rescue, a friend or acquaintance, or found the dog as a stray;
(3) the sex of the dog and whether the dog was
(4) whether the person injured by the dog was
observed engaging in teasing, tormenting, battering, assaulting, injuring, or otherwise provoking the dog;
(5) the type of injury sustained by the victim,
(6) whether the incident occurred on the insured's
property or another location; and
(7) any obedience training or previous claims or
past complaints against the dog.
(b) This information shall be collected for a 2-year period beginning on January 1, 2022 and shall be reported annually to the Department. The Department shall make the information available on the Department's website by July 1, 2023 and shall update the information each July 1 through July 1, 2024. The information or data collected by the Department shall not be released or published in any way that violates the confidentiality or proprietary status or nature of the data.
(Source: P.A. 102-328, eff. 1-1-22