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 Bill Status of SB2270  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  RABIES VACCINES-CATS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Jil Tracy - Linda Holmes

House Sponsors
(Rep. Sara Feigenholtz - Allen Skillicorn)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/18/2018HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
510 ILCS 5/8from Ch. 8, par. 358


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Animal Control Act. Provides that every owner of a cat, that is 4 months or more of age, shall have each cat inoculated against rabies by a licensed veterinarian. Exempts feral cats. Provides that veterinarians who inoculate a cat shall procure from the County Animal Control in the county where their office is located serially numbered tags, one to be issued with each inoculation certificate. Provides that the county board shall cause a rabies inoculation tag to be issued, at a fee established by the county board for each cat inoculated against rabies.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 2
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Animal Control Act. Provides that every owner of a cat that is a companion animal and is 4 months or more of age shall have each cat inoculated against rabies by a licensed veterinarian. Provides that every cat that is a companion animal shall have a second rabies vaccination within one year of the first. Provides that the provision does not apply to feral cats; however, if a feral cat is presented to a licensed veterinarian for sterilization, the feral cat shall be inoculated against rabies, unless the person presenting the feral cat for care provides an inoculation certificate showing that the feral cat has been inoculated against rabies, and the cost of the inoculation shall be paid by the person presenting the feral cat to a licensed veterinarian for care. Provides that a veterinarian who inoculates a feral cat shall issue an inoculation certificate to the person who presented the feral cat for veterinary care. Makes other technical changes.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
510 ILCS 5/8
Adds reference to:
510 ILCS 70/3.01from Ch. 8, par. 703.01

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Humane Care for Animals Act. Provides that nothing shall prohibit a law enforcement officer from taking temporary custody of a dog or cat that is a companion animal that is exposed in a manner that places the dog or cat in a life-threatening situation for a prolonged period of time in extreme heat or cold conditions that may result in injury or death of the animal or may result in hypothermia, hyperthermia, frostbite, or similar condition. Provides that upon taking temporary custody of the dog or cat, the law enforcement officer shall attempt to contact the owner of the dog or cat and shall seek emergency veterinary care for the dog or cat as soon as available.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2018SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Jil Tracy
  1/10/2018SenateFirst Reading
  1/10/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/24/2018SenateAssigned to Agriculture
  2/28/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Jil Tracy
  2/28/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  2/28/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  3/1/2018SenatePostponed - Agriculture
  3/1/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Agriculture
  4/12/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Agriculture
  4/12/2018SenatePostponed - Agriculture
  4/13/2018SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 27, 2018
  4/13/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Jil Tracy
  4/13/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  4/17/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Agriculture
  4/19/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Agriculture
  4/19/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  4/19/2018SenateDo Pass as Amended Agriculture; 008-000-000
  4/19/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 23, 2018
  4/23/2018SenateSecond Reading
  4/23/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 24, 2018
  4/24/2018SenateThird Reading - Passed; 053-000-000
  4/24/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  4/24/2018HouseArrived in House
  4/24/2018HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  4/24/2018HouseFirst Reading
  4/24/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/2/2018HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  5/15/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  5/15/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/15/2018HouseIn line by 3PM. Timely filed in accordance with House Rule 18(e).
  5/16/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Executive Committee
  5/17/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Executive Committee; by Voice Vote
  5/17/2018HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Executive Committee; 009-000-000
  5/17/2018HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Allen Skillicorn
  5/18/2018HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate

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