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 Bill Status of HB3996  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  CRIM CD-MISREP SERVICE ANIMAL

House Sponsors
Rep. Lance Yednock

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/4/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/48-8.5 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Creates the offense of misrepresenting an animal as a service animal. Provides that a person commits the offense when he or she knowingly misrepresents an animal that is not a service animal as a service animal for the purpose of obtaining accommodation of the animal in a place of public accommodation that prohibits non-service animals or for the purpose of transportation of the animal on a public conveyance that prohibits non-service animals. Defines "place of public accommodation" and "service animal". Provides that a violation is a petty offense for which the court shall impose a fine of $250 for a first offense, $500 for a second offense, and $750 for a third or subsequent offense. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Lance Yednock
  3/4/2021HouseFirst Reading
  3/4/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee

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