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 Bill Status of HB4602  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  ANIMALS-GUIDE DOGS

House Sponsors
Rep. Kelly M. Burke

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/13/2018HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
510 ILCS 70/7.15


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Humane Care for Animals Act. Provides that a person may not recklessly permit a dog that is owned, harbored, or controlled by the person and off its owner's property or at large to cause injury to or the death of a guide, hearing, or support dog. Provides that a person convicted of this offense is guilty of a petty offense if the dog is not killed or totally disabled and is guilty of a Class C misdemeanor if the dog is killed or totally disabled, and may be ordered by the court to make restitution to the person with a disability having custody or ownership of the dog for veterinary bills and replacement costs of the dog. Provides that a person convicted of a second or subsequent violation of this offense is guilty of a Class 4 felony if the dog is killed or totally disabled, and may be ordered by the court to make restitution to the person with a disability having custody or ownership of the dog for veterinary bill and replacement costs of the dog.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/6/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Burke
  2/7/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/7/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/21/2018HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  4/9/2018HouseTo Sentencing, Penalties and Criminal Procedure Subcommittee
  4/13/2018HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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