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(510 ILCS 70/4)
(from Ch. 8, par. 704)
No person may sell, offer for sale, barter,
or give away as a pet or a novelty any rabbit or any baby chick, duckling or
other fowl which has been dyed, colored, or otherwise treated to impart an
artificial color thereto. Baby chicks or ducklings shall not be sold, offered
for sale, bartered, or given away as pets or novelties. Rabbits, ducklings
or baby chicks shall not be awarded as prizes.
No person may allow for the adoption, transfer, sale, offer for sale, barter, or give away any animal forfeited or relinquished under Section 3.04 or 3.05 of this Act to the person who forfeited the animal or a person residing in that person's household.
A person convicted of violating this Section is guilty of a Class B
misdemeanor. A second or subsequent violation is a Class 4 felony, with
every day that a violation continues constituting a separate offense.
(Source: P.A. 100-504, eff. 6-1-18