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 Bill Status of SB2294  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  LIABILITY-VEHICLE-ANIMAL/CHILD

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Julie A. Morrison - Michael Connelly - Linda Holmes - Dan McConchie - Laura M. Murphy and John F. Curran

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/27/2018SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
510 ILCS 70/7.2 new
720 ILCS 5/12C-22 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Humane Care for Animals Act. Provides that a person is immune from criminal liability for criminal damage to property and criminal trespass to vehicles resulting from his or her forcible entry into a vehicle and from civil liability for property damage if a domestic animal was present in the vehicle and the person had a good faith belief that the domestic animal was in imminent danger of suffering bodily harm unless the domestic animal was removed from the vehicle or exited the vehicle if certain circumstances occur. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person is immune from criminal liability for damage to property and criminal trespass to vehicles resulting from his or her forcible entry into a locked vehicle and from civil liability for property damage if a child was present in the vehicle and the person had a good faith belief that the child was in imminent danger of suffering bodily harm unless the child was removed from the vehicle or exited the vehicle if certain circumstances occur. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2018SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  1/10/2018SenateFirst Reading
  1/10/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/16/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Connelly
  1/22/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  1/24/2018SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  1/24/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan McConchie
  2/13/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  2/13/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  2/20/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Criminal Law
  2/28/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  3/22/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  3/22/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  4/3/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. John F. Curran
  4/4/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Criminal Law
  4/10/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Criminal Law
  4/10/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Postponed - Criminal Law
  4/11/2018SenatePostponed - Criminal Law
  4/13/2018SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 27, 2018
  4/18/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Criminal Law
  4/18/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Postponed - Criminal Law
  4/19/2018SenatePostponed - Criminal Law
  4/27/2018SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  4/27/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  4/27/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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