State of Illinois
91st General Assembly

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 1        AN  ACT  to  amend  the  Animal  Control  Act by changing
 2    Section 8.

 3        Be it enacted by the People of  the  State  of  Illinois,
 4    represented in the General Assembly:

 5        Section 5.  The Animal Control Act is amended by changing
 6    Section 8 as follows:

 7        (510 ILCS 5/8) (from Ch. 8, par. 358)
 8        Sec. 8.  Every owner of a dog 4 months or more of age not
 9    confined  at  all  times to an enclosed area, shall cause the
10    such dog to  be  inoculated  against  rabies  by  a  licensed
11    veterinarian  at  whatever such intervals as may hereafter be
12    established by regulations pursuant to this Act. Evidence of
13    such rabies inoculation shall be entered on a certificate the
14    form of which shall be approved by the Board and which  shall
15    be  signed  by  the  licensed  veterinarian administering the
16    vaccine. The Board shall cause a rabies inoculation tag to be
17    issued, at a fee  established  by  the  Board  for  each  dog
18    inoculated against rabies.
19        Rabies  vaccine  for  use  on  animals  shall  be sold or
20    distributed only to and used only by licensed veterinarians.
21    Such Rabies vaccine shall be licensed by  the  United  States
22    Department of Agriculture and approved by the Department.
23    (Source: P.A. 78-1166.)

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