Illinois General Assembly - Bill Status for HB5448
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 Bill Status of HB5448  101st General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Anne Stava-Murray

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
225 ILCS 605/2from Ch. 8, par. 302
225 ILCS 605/3.20 new
225 ILCS 605/3.25 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Animal Welfare Act. Provides that high volume breeders shall comply with specified requirements for each dog that is kept, housed, and maintained by the breeder, including enclosure size and standards, food and water standards, medical care standards, and exercise and enrichment standards. Requires the Department of Agriculture to adopt rules that require high volume breeders to keep and maintain a record of veterinary care for each dog kept, housed, and maintained by the high volume breeder. Requires a dog broker or pet shop operator that seeks to purchase a dog from a high volume breeder, or an out-of-state dog breeder that would be a high volume breeder if located in this State, to request the breeder to sign a specified document stating that the breeder is in compliance with the standards applicable to high volume breeders. Defines terms. Makes other changes.

DateChamber Action
  2/14/2020HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
  2/18/2020HouseFirst Reading
  2/18/2020HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/12/2020HouseAssigned to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  6/23/2020HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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