Bill Status of HB3681 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: POLICE/SERVICE ANIMALS
Rep. Joe Sosnowski, Chris Miller, Martin McLaughlin, David A. Welter, Andrew S. Chesney, Michael T. Marron, David Friess, Tony McCombie, Dan Brady and Tim Ozinga
| 3/27/2021||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Humane Care for Animals Act. Provides that no person or owner may knowingly or recklessly beat, cruelly treat, torment, starve, overwork, or otherwise abuse any animal. Provides that it shall be unlawful for any person to willfully or maliciously torture, mutilate, injure, disable, poison, act in a reckless manner as to cause a severe injury or death, or kill any animal used by a law enforcement department or agency in the performance of the functions or duties of the department or agency or when placed in confinement off duty. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a person who commits a traffic violation concerning an emergency vehicle and the violation results in the injury or death of another person or a severe injury or death of a police animal, service animal, accelerant detection dog, or search and rescue dog commits a Class 4 felony. Provides that a person commits aggravated driving under the influence if the person was involved in a motor vehicle accident that resulted in a severe injury or death of a police animal, service animal, accelerant detection dog, or search and rescue dog.