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Public Act 098-0311





Public Act 098-0311
HB3388 EnrolledLRB098 05785 OMW 35824 b

    AN ACT concerning local government.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Illinois Police Training Act is amended by
adding Section 10.14 as follows:
    (50 ILCS 705/10.14 new)
    Sec. 10.14. Training; animal fighting awareness and humane
response. The Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards
Board shall conduct or approve a training program in animal
fighting awareness and humane response for law enforcement
officers of local government agencies. The purpose of that
training shall be to equip law enforcement officers of local
government agencies to identify animal fighting operations and
respond appropriately. This training shall also include a
humane response component that will provide guidelines for
appropriate law enforcement response to animal abuse, cruelty,
and neglect, or similar condition, as well as training on
canine behavior and nonlethal ways to subdue a canine.

Effective Date: 1/1/2014