(510 ILCS 68/110-5)
    Sec. 110-5. Exemptions. When acting in their official capacity, the following entities and their agents are exempt from Articles 75 and 85 of this Act:
        (1) public zoos or aquaria accredited by the
Association of Zoos and Aquariums or the Zoological Association of America;
        (2) licensed veterinarians or anyone operating under
the authority of a licensed veterinarian;
        (3) wildlife sanctuaries;
        (4) accredited research or medical institutions;
        (5) licensed or accredited educational institutions;
        (6) circuses licensed and in compliance with the
Animal Welfare Act and all rules adopted by the Department of Agriculture;
        (7) federal, State, and local law enforcement
officers, including animal control officers acting under the authority of this Act;
        (8) members of federal, State, or local agencies
approved by the Department;
        (9) any bona fide wildlife rehabilitation facility
licensed or otherwise authorized by the Department; and
        (10) any motion picture or television production
company that uses licensed dealers, exhibitors, and transporters under the federal Animal Welfare Act, 7 U.S.C. 2132.
(Source: P.A. 98-752, eff. 1-1-15.)