92nd General Assembly
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GUIDE DOG ACCESS ACT-TRAINERS                                              

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Guide Dog Access Act and the White  Cane  Law.   Gives      
   trainers of guide, support, hearing, or leader dogs for blind, hearing      
   impaired,  or  physically  disabled persons access to public places of      
   accommodation when accompanied by a guide, support, hearing, or leader      
   dog or a dog that is at least 6 months old that is being trained to be      
   a guide, support, hearing, or leader dog.                                   
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          225 ILCS 605/2                  from Ch. 8, par. 302                 
          225 ILCS 605/3                  from Ch. 8, par. 303                 
          225 ILCS 605/6.6 new                                                 
        Amends the Animal Welfare Act. Defines "dog day  care  facility".      
   Provides  that,  beginning  January 1, 2002, no person shall operate a      
   dog day care facility without a license issued by  the  Department  of      
   Agriculture.  Provides  that  the  owner  of  a  dog  must  provide  a      
   certificate  of  health  and  proof  of vaccination against distemper,      
   rabies, the parvo virus, and other communicable  diseases,  parasites,      
   or  viruses as specified by rule of the Department.  Provides that the      
   owner or operator of the dog day care facility must have knowledge  of      
   the  animal's disposition, special temperaments, and usual diet.  Adds      
   an immediate effective date.                                                
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   0


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