(510 ILCS 68/80-5)
Injury to a member of public by special use herptiles.
A person who possesses a special use herptile without complying with the requirements of this Act and the rules adopted under the authority of this Act and whose special use herptile harms a person when the possessor knew or should have known that the herptile had a propensity, when provoked or unprovoked, to harm, cause injury to, or otherwise substantially endanger a member of the public is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor. A person who fails to comply with the provisions of this Act and the rules adopted under the authority of this Act and who intentionally or knowingly allows a special use herptile to cause great bodily harm to, or the death of, a human is guilty of a Class 4 felony.
(Source: P.A. 98-752, eff. 1-1-15; 99-642, eff. 7-28-16.)