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 Bill Status of HB0464  93rd General Assembly

Short Description:  VETERINARY MEDICINE ACT 2004

House Sponsors
Rep. Angelo Saviano - John A. Fritchey - Sara Feigenholtz - William B. Black

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Richard J. Winkel, Jr.)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2005HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 80/4.14from Ch. 127, par. 1904.14
5 ILCS 80/4.24
225 ILCS 37/16
225 ILCS 115/2from Ch. 111, par. 7002
225 ILCS 115/3from Ch. 111, par. 7003
225 ILCS 115/4from Ch. 111, par. 7004
225 ILCS 115/5from Ch. 111, par. 7005
225 ILCS 115/8from Ch. 111, par. 7008
225 ILCS 115/8.1from Ch. 111, par. 7008.1
225 ILCS 115/11from Ch. 111, par. 7011
225 ILCS 115/15from Ch. 111, par. 7015
225 ILCS 115/24.1
225 ILCS 115/25from Ch. 111, par. 7025
225 ILCS 605/2from Ch. 8, par. 302
320 ILCS 20/2from Ch. 23, par. 6602
410 ILCS 620/3.21from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 503.21
510 ILCS 70/2.01h
510 ILCS 72/5
745 ILCS 49/60

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Veterinary Medicine and Surgery Practice Act of 1994. Changes the short title of the Act to the Veterinary Medicine and Surgery Practice Act of 2004. Makes changes to provisions concerning definitions, exemptions from the application of the Act, unlawful practice, applicants for licensure from non-approved veterinary schools, temporary permits, expiration and renewal of a license, and disciplinary actions. Changes references to veterinary technicians to certified veterinary technicians. Makes other changes. Amends various other Acts to change references to the Veterinary Medicine and Surgery Practice Act of 1994 to the Veterinary Medicine and Surgery Practice Act of 2004. Amends the Regulatory Sunset Act to provide for the repeal of the Veterinary Medicine and Surgery Practice Act of 2004 on January 1, 2014. Effective December 31, 2003.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
225 ILCS 115/12from Ch. 111, par. 7012
225 ILCS 115/25.19 new
225 ILCS 115/9 rep.

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the bill as introduced with the following changes. Further amends the Veterinary Medicine and Surgery Practice Act of 1994. Makes changes in the definition of "certified veterinary technician". Defines "accredited college of veterinary medicine". Changes references to approved programs of veterinary medicine and surgery to accredited college of veterinary medicine. Makes changes in provisions concerning application of the Act. Makes changes regarding qualifications for licensure. Adds failing to report a case of suspected aggravated cruelty, torture, or animal fighting to the grounds for discipline under the Act. Provides that nothing in the Act exempts a licensee from the mandatory reporting requirements regarding suspected acts of aggravated cruelty, torture, and animal fighting. Makes other changes.

DateChamber Action
  1/29/2003HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Angelo Saviano
  1/30/2003HouseFirst Reading
  1/30/2003HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/4/2003HouseAssigned to Registration and Regulation Committee
  2/6/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John A. Fritchey
  2/6/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  3/6/2003HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Registration and Regulation Committee; 015-000-000
  3/6/2003HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/19/2003HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Angelo Saviano
  3/19/2003HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/28/2003HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 005-000-000
  3/28/2003HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/28/2003HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted by Voice Vote
  3/28/2003HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/28/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William B. Black
  3/31/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William B. Black
  3/31/2003HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 109-004-001
  4/2/2003SenateArrive in Senate
  4/2/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 3, 2003
  4/3/2003SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Richard J. Winkel, Jr.
  4/3/2003SenateFirst Reading
  4/3/2003SenateReferred to Rules
  4/16/2003SenateAssigned to Licensed Activities
  5/1/2003SenatePostponed - Licensed Activities
  5/2/2003SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Rules
  1/11/2005HouseSession Sine Die

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