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 Bill Status of HB5076  95th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Sara Feigenholtz - Sidney H. Mathias - Linda Chapa LaVia, Jack McGuire, Patrick J Verschoore, JoAnn D. Osmond, Elizabeth Hernandez, William B. Black and Karen May

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. John J. Cullerton - Pamela J. Althoff - M. Maggie Crotty and Michael Noland)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/20/2008HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0868

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
510 ILCS 70/16.3
510 ILCS 70/16.5 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Humane Care for Animals Act. Provides that any person, including a veterinarian, who in good faith provides emergency care or treatment without fee to an injured animal or an animal separated from its owner due to an emergency or a disaster is not liable for civil damages as a result of his or her acts or omissions in providing or arranging further care or treatment, except for willful or wanton misconduct. Provides that the statute of limitations is 2 years for a violation of the Act (instead of cruelty to animals). Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/13/2008HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  2/13/2008HouseFirst Reading
  2/13/2008HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2008HouseAssigned to Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee
  2/27/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  2/27/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  2/28/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack McGuire
  3/3/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J Verschoore
  3/5/2008HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee; 014-000-000
  3/5/2008HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/12/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. JoAnn D. Osmond
  3/13/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  3/13/2008HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/13/2008HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/1/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William B. Black
  4/2/2008HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 110-000-000
  4/2/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen May
  4/3/2008SenateArrive in Senate
  4/3/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/3/2008SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. John J. Cullerton
  4/3/2008SenateFirst Reading
  4/3/2008SenateReferred to Rules
  4/8/2008SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  4/10/2008SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Noland
  4/17/2008SenateAssigned to Agriculture and Conservation
  5/8/2008SenateDo Pass Agriculture and Conservation; 009-000-000
  5/8/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 13, 2008
  5/13/2008SenateSecond Reading
  5/13/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 14, 2008
  5/14/2008SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. M. Maggie Crotty
  5/20/2008SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. John J. Cullerton
  5/20/2008SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  5/20/2008SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Transportation
  5/21/2008SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Transportation; 008-002-000
  5/23/2008SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2008
  5/27/2008SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/27/2008SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Withdrawn by Sen. John J. Cullerton
  5/27/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  5/27/2008SenateThird Reading - Passed; 055-000-000
  5/27/2008HousePassed Both Houses
  6/25/2008HouseSent to the Governor
  6/25/2008HouseSent to the Governor
  8/20/2008HouseGovernor Approved
  8/20/2008HouseEffective Date August 20, 2008
  8/20/2008HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0868

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