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 Bill Status of HB5790  96th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough - Cynthia Soto - Robert Rita - Daniel J. Burke - Michael W. Tryon, Arthur L. Turner, Joseph M. Lyons, Dan Brady, Edward J. Acevedo, Maria Antonia Berrios, Bob Biggins, Linda Chapa LaVia, Constance A. Howard, Elizabeth Hernandez, Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr., Esther Golar, Charles E. Jefferson, Marlow H. Colvin, Eddie Washington, Patrick J. Verschoore, Jack D. Franks and Keith Farnham

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford - Emil Jones, III - Jacqueline Y. Collins, Antonio Muñoz and Mattie Hunter)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/19/2010HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-1091

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/26-5

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Increases the penalty for a parent, legal guardian, or other person who is 18 years of age or older who brings a person under 13 years of age to a dog fighting show, exhibition, program, or other activity from a Class 4 to a Class 3 felony for a first violation and from a Class 3 to a Class 2 felony for a second or subsequent violation. Provides that a person is guilty of a Class 3 (rather than a Class 4) felony for a first violation and a Class 2 felony for a second or subsequent violation if the person conducts the dog fighting show within 1,000 feet of a school, public park, playground, child care institution, day care center, part day child care facility, day care home, group day care home, or a facility providing programs or services exclusively directed toward persons under 18 years of age. Provides that a person who ties or attaches or fastens any live animal to any machine or device propelled by any power for the purpose of causing the animal to be pursued by a dog or dogs is guilty of a Class 4 felony for a first violation and a Class 3 felony for a second or subsequent violation, and may be fined an amount not to exceed $50,000.

DateChamber Action
  2/10/2010HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough
  2/10/2010HouseFirst Reading
  2/10/2010HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2010HouseAssigned to Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee
  3/4/2010HouseRecommends Do Pass Subcommittee/ Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee; 001-002-000; LOST
  3/4/2010HouseRemains in Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee
  3/8/2010HouseRe-assigned to Executive Committee
  3/9/2010HouseMoved to Suspend Rule 25 Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  3/9/2010HouseSuspend Rule 25 - Prevailed
  3/10/2010HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Executive Committee; 011-000-000
  3/10/2010HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/10/2010HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  3/10/2010HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Rita
  3/10/2010HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel J. Burke
  3/10/2010HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael W. Tryon
  3/10/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur L. Turner
  3/10/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joseph M. Lyons
  3/10/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Brady
  3/10/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Edward J. Acevedo
  3/10/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
  3/10/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Biggins
  3/11/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  3/11/2010HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/11/2010HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/11/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Constance A. Howard
  3/11/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  3/11/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr.
  3/11/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Esther Golar
  3/11/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles E. Jefferson
  3/11/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marlow H. Colvin
  3/11/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Eddie Washington
  3/12/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J. Verschoore
  3/17/2010HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 102-012-001
  3/17/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  3/17/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith Farnham
  3/17/2010SenateArrive in Senate
  3/17/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 18, 2010
  3/17/2010SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  3/18/2010SenateFirst Reading
  3/18/2010SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/6/2010SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  4/14/2010SenateDo Pass Criminal Law; 007-000-000
  4/14/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 15, 2010
  4/20/2010SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
  4/20/2010SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  4/21/2010SenateSecond Reading
  4/21/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 22, 2010
  4/27/2010SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  4/27/2010SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/27/2010SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  4/27/2010HousePassed Both Houses
  5/26/2010HouseSent to the Governor
  7/19/2010HouseGovernor Approved
  7/19/2010HouseEffective Date January 1, 2011
  7/19/2010HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-1091

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