Public Act 097-0888
SB3292 EnrolledLRB097 19858 CEL 65139 b

    AN ACT concerning animals.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Animal Disease Laboratories Act is amended
by changing Section 1 as follows:
    (510 ILCS 10/1)  (from Ch. 8, par. 105.11)
    Sec. 1. Laboratory services.
    (a) The Department of Agriculture is authorized to
establish such additional number of animal disease
laboratories, not exceeding five, as may be necessary to serve
the livestock and poultry industry of the State.
    (b) Such laboratories each shall be in charge of a licensed
veterinarian, who in addition to making serological blood
tests, shall be competent to make diagnoses of such cases of
livestock and poultry diseases as may be submitted to such
    (c) The Department may enter into an arrangement with the
College of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Illinois
whereby any cases submitted to such laboratories which are not
susceptible of diagnosis in the field or by common laboratory
procedure, or upon which research is required, may be submitted
to such College of Veterinary Medicine for diagnosis or
    (d) The Department may establish and collect reasonable
fees for diagnostic services performed by such animal disease
    (e) The Department may establish and collect reasonable
fees for providing analyses of research samples, out-of-state
samples, non-agricultural samples, and survey project samples.
These samples shall be defined by rule. The fees shall be
deposited into the Illinois Department of Agriculture
Laboratory Services Revolving Fund.
    (f) Moneys collected under subsection (e) shall be
appropriated from the Illinois Department of Agriculture
Laboratory Services Revolving Fund solely for the purposes of
(1) testing specimens submitted in support of Department
programs established for animal health, welfare, and safety,
and the protection of Illinois consumers of Illinois
agricultural products, and (2) testing specimens submitted by
veterinarians and agency personnel to determine whether
chemically hazardous or biologically infectious substances or
other disease causing conditions are present.
    (g) The Director may issue rules, consistent with the
provisions of this Act, for the administration and enforcement
of this Act. These rules shall be approved by the Advisory
Board of Livestock Commissioners.
(Source: P.A. 96-1310, eff. 7-27-10.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/2/2012