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 Bill Status of HB4510  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  ANIMALS-POLICE AND SERVICE

House Sponsors
Rep. Nick Sauer

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/2/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
510 ILCS 70/4.04from Ch. 8, par. 704.04


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Humane Care for Animals Act. Provides that a person who willfully or maliciously tortures, mutilates, injures, disables, poisons, or kills any animal used by a law enforcement department or agency in the performance of the functions or duties of the department or agency of when placed off duty, any service animal, any search and rescue dog, any law enforcement, service, or search and rescue animal in training, or any accelerant detection canine used by a fire officer for arson investigations in the performance of his or her functions or while off duty, if the animal is not killed or totally disabled, the person is guilty of a Class 3 felony, and if the animal is killed or totally disabled, the person is guilty of a Class 2 felony. Provides that a person who kills or severely injures any animal used by a law enforcement department or agency in the performance of the functions or duties of the department or agency of when placed off duty, any service animal, any search and rescue dog, any law enforcement, service, or search and rescue animal in training, or any accelerant detection canine used by a fire officer for arson investigations in the performance of his or her functions or while off duty, while he or she is in the commission of a felony, is guilty of a Class 2 felony. If the offender is found to be guilty under this Section, the offender shall be responsible for any veterinarian bills for an animal that was injured, and training costs for another animal, if the animal injured or killed is no longer able to be in service. Makes other changes.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/1/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Nick Sauer
  2/2/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/2/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee

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