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 Bill Status of HB3556  101st General Assembly

Short Description:  ANIMALS-POLICE & SERVICE

House Sponsors
Rep. Frances Ann Hurley

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
510 ILCS 70/4.04from Ch. 8, par. 704.04
510 ILCS 70/7.15

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Humane Care for Animals Act. Provides that a person who kills or severely injures: (1) any animal used by a law enforcement department or agency in the performance of the functions or duties of the department or agency when placed off duty; (2) any service animal; (3) any search and rescue dog; (4) any law enforcement, service, or search and rescue animal in training; or (5) any accelerant detection canine used by a fire officer for arson investigations in the performance of his or her functions or while off duty, while he or she is in the commission of a felony, is guilty of a Class 2 felony. Provides that a person is not in violation if the animal used by a law enforcement department or agency was used against the person in violation of the law enforcement department or agency's use of force continuum or policy. Provides that person may not recklessly permit a dog that is owned, harbored, or controlled by the person and off its owner's property or at large to cause injury to or the death of a guide, hearing, or support dog. Makes other changes.

DateChamber Action
  2/15/2019HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
  2/15/2019HouseFirst Reading
  2/15/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/5/2019HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  3/29/2019HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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