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 Bill Status of SB0154  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  AFFORDABLE HOUSING-PETS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Linda Holmes, Sara Feigenholtz, Laura M. Murphy and Laura Fine

House Sponsors
(Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit - Delia C. Ramirez and Barbara Hernandez)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/6/2021SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0283

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
310 ILCS 10/25from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 25
310 ILCS 65/10from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 1260
310 ILCS 65/18 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Housing Authorities Act. In provisions concerning the duties of a Housing Authority concerning rentals and tenant selection, provides that a Housing Authority shall not restrict any tenant from owning or maintaining one or more common household pets regardless of breed, size, or weight, within the tenant's dwelling unit. Amends the Illinois Affordable Housing Act. Provides that a tenant of multifamily rental housing acquired, constructed, or rehabilitated with any money from the Illinois Affordable Housing Trust Fund that was designated for affordable housing for low and very low-income families shall be allowed to keep no more than 4 cats or 3 dogs regardless of breed, size, or weight within the tenant's residence in accordance with any applicable laws. Exempts service animals or service animals in training from the provisions of the amendatory Act. Exempts any dog that has been deemed a dangerous or vicious dog from the provisions of the amendatory Act. Sets forth enforcement policies for affordable housing projects that allow residents to keep pets. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
310 ILCS 10/25
Adds reference to:
310 ILCS 65/3from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 1253

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill but with the following changes. Removes the amendatory changes made to the Housing Authorities Act. Further amends the Illinois Affordable Housing Act by adding the definition for "common household pet" to a Section that defines certain terms under the Act (rather than defining "common household pet" under the Section concerning pets in affordable housing projects). Provides that tenants of affordable housing for low and very low-income families shall be allowed to keep at least 2 common household pets (rather than shall be allowed to keep no more than 4 cats or 3 dogs).

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Exempts supportive living facilities from the provisions of the bill.

House Floor Amendment No. 3
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Housing Authorities Act. Provides that a tenant of a multifamily rental housing unit that is 500 square feet or larger and has been acquired, constructed, or rehabilitated with any money from the Illinois Affordable Housing Trust Fund after January 1, 2022 and that was designated for affordable housing for low and very low-income families shall be allowed to keep at least 2 cats or one dog that weighs under 50 pounds regardless of breed or height within the tenant's residence in accordance with any applicable State laws. Exempts service animals or service animals in training from the provisions of the amendatory Act. Exempts any dog that has been deemed a dangerous or vicious dog from the provisions of the amendatory Act. Exempts supportive living facilities and elderly housing as defined. Sets forth enforcement policies for affordable housing projects that allow residents to keep pets. Contains an applicability clause. Effective January 1, 2022.

House Floor Amendment No. 5
Provides that a housing provider shall not be liable for injuries caused by an owner's common household pet permitted on the housing provider's property, except in cases of wilful and wanton misconduct. Makes a technical change.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Linda Holmes
  2/9/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/10/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Sara Feigenholtz
  2/17/2021SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  2/18/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  3/4/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
  3/12/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Linda Holmes
  3/12/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/16/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Judiciary
  3/16/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Linda Holmes
  3/16/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  3/23/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/24/2021SenateDo Pass as Amended Judiciary; 006-001-001
  3/24/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 25, 2021
  3/24/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-8(b-1), this amendment will remain in the Committee on Assignments.
  4/20/2021SenateSecond Reading
  4/20/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 21, 2021
  4/22/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 046-009-000
  4/22/2021HouseArrived in House
  4/22/2021HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  4/23/2021HouseFirst Reading
  4/23/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/4/2021HouseAssigned to Housing Committee
  5/7/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  5/7/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/10/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
  5/11/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Housing Committee
  5/12/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  5/12/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/12/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Housing Committee; by Voice Vote
  5/12/2021HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Housing Committee; 015-008-000
  5/12/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  5/13/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/17/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  5/17/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/18/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  5/18/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/18/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  5/18/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/19/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Rules Refers to Housing Committee
  5/19/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Rules Refers to Housing Committee
  5/20/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommends Be Adopted Housing Committee; 015-006-000
  5/20/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Recommends Be Adopted Housing Committee; 015-006-000
  5/21/2021HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Delia C. Ramirez
  5/25/2021HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/25/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted
  5/25/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Adopted
  5/25/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/27/2021HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 063-043-001
  5/27/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  5/27/2021SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1, 3, 5
  5/27/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1, 3, 5 - May 28, 2021
  5/27/2021SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Linda Holmes
  5/27/2021SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/27/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Linda Holmes
  5/27/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/27/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Linda Holmes
  5/27/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/29/2021SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Judiciary
  5/29/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Judiciary
  5/29/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Judiciary
  5/29/2021SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Judiciary; 006-002-000
  5/29/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Judiciary; 006-002-000
  5/29/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Judiciary; 006-002-000
  5/30/2021SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 041-015-000
  5/30/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Senate Concurs 041-015-000
  5/30/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Senate Concurs 041-015-000
  5/30/2021SenateSenate Concurs
  5/30/2021SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/28/2021SenateSent to the Governor
  8/6/2021SenateGovernor Approved
  8/6/2021SenateEffective Date January 1, 2022
  8/6/2021SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0283

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