|Public Act 099-0817|
|SB3129 Enrolled||LRB099 20678 SLF 45297 b|
AN ACT concerning law enforcement.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
Dog Retirement Act.
Police dog retirement.
provisions in the State Property Control Act to the contrary, a
police dog, including a search and rescue dog, service dog,
accelerant detection canine, or other dog that is in use by a
county, municipal, or State law enforcement agency, which is
deemed no longer fit for public service, shall be offered by
the law enforcement agency to the officer or employee who had
custody and control of the animal during its service. If the
officer or employee does not wish to keep the dog, this dog may
be offered to another officer or employee in the agency, or to
a non-profit organization or a no-kill animal shelter that may
facilitate an appropriate adoption of the dog.