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 Bill Status of HB4801  96th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Daniel J. Burke - Patrick J. Verschoore - Susana A. Mendoza, Eddie Washington, Harry Osterman, Elizabeth Coulson, Paul D. Froehlich, Maria Antonia Berrios and John A. Fritchey

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Don Harmon - Edward D. Maloney - M. Maggie Crotty - Ira I. Silverstein, Michael Bond and William Delgado)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/23/2010HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-1219

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 585/0.1from Ch. 8, par. 240
720 ILCS 585/1from Ch. 8, par. 241

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Dangerous Animals Act. Prohibits a person from having a right of property in, keeping, harboring, caring for, acting as custodian of or maintaining in his or her possession any primate, except at a properly maintained zoological park, federally licensed exhibit, circus, college or university, scientific institution, research laboratory, veterinary hospital, hound running area, or animal refuge in an escape-proof enclosure. Provides that this provision does not prohibit a person who had lawful possession of a primate before January 1, 2011, from continuing to possess that primate if the person registers the animal by providing written notification to the local animal control administrator on or before April 1, 2011. Provides for other notification requirements.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Exempts from a violation the possession of a single capuchin monkey by a person who is permanently disabled with a severe mobility impairment person to assist the person in performing daily tasks if: (1) the capuchin monkey was obtained from and trained at a licensed nonprofit organization described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, the nonprofit tax status of which was obtained on the basis of a mission to improve the quality of life of severely mobility-impaired individuals; and (2) certain notification requirements are met.

DateChamber Action
  1/12/2010HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Daniel J. Burke
  1/12/2010HouseFirst Reading
  1/12/2010HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/9/2010HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  2/18/2010HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J. Verschoore
  2/24/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Eddie Washington
  2/24/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Harry Osterman
  2/25/2010HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Susana A. Mendoza
  2/25/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  3/3/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul D. Froehlich
  3/3/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
  3/10/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John A. Fritchey
  3/10/2010HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Executive Committee
  3/10/2010HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Executive Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/10/2010HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Executive Committee; 011-000-000
  3/10/2010HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/16/2010HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/16/2010HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/19/2010HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 105-002-000
  3/23/2010SenateArrive in Senate
  3/23/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/23/2010SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  3/23/2010SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Bond
  3/23/2010SenateFirst Reading
  3/23/2010SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/5/2010SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. William Delgado
  4/6/2010SenateAssigned to Consumer Protection
  4/15/2010SenateDo Pass Consumer Protection; 007-000-000
  4/15/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 20, 2010
  4/15/2010SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Edward D. Maloney
  4/21/2010SenateSecond Reading
  4/21/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 22, 2010
  4/21/2010SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. M. Maggie Crotty
  4/27/2010SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  4/27/2010SenateThird Reading - Passed; 052-002-000
  4/27/2010HousePassed Both Houses
  5/26/2010HouseSent to the Governor
  7/23/2010HouseGovernor Approved
  7/23/2010HouseEffective Date January 1, 2011
  7/23/2010HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-1219

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