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 Bill Status of SB1672  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  HOMEOWNER'S LIABILITY INS-DOGS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Linda Holmes - Sara Feigenholtz, Celina Villanueva, Laura Fine, Cristina Castro, Laura M. Murphy, Melinda Bush, Emil Jones, III and Suzy Glowiak Hilton

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/9/2021SenateAssigned to Insurance

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
215 ILCS 5/143.10d new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that an insurer that issues a policy or contract insuring against liability for injury to any person or against liability for injury to or destruction of property, arising out of ownership or lease of residential one, 2, 3, or 4 dwelling real property, may cancel, charge, or impose an increased premium or rate for or refuse to issue or renew that kind of policy or contract based in whole or in part upon the harboring of a dog found to be vicious under the Animal Control Act upon the insured property. Provides that an insurer that issues a policy or contract insuring against liability for injury to any person or against liability for injury to or destruction of property, arising out of ownership or lease of residential one, 2, 3, or 4 dwelling real property, may not cancel, charge, or impose an increased premium or rate for or refuse to issue or renew that kind of policy or contract based in whole or in part upon the harboring of a specific breed of dog upon the insured property. Provides that before issuing a policy or contract an insurer may not ask or inquire about a dog's breed upon the insured property, but may ask or inquire about: the number of dogs on the property; whether the dogs have been sterilized; and whether any of the dogs have been deemed vicious dogs under the Animal Control Act or have a history of biting a human.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Linda Holmes
  2/26/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/3/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Celina Villanueva
  3/4/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
  3/4/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  3/4/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  3/9/2021SenateAssigned to Insurance
  3/9/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  3/16/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  3/17/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Suzy Glowiak Hilton
  3/19/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Sara Feigenholtz
  4/7/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Linda Holmes
  4/7/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/13/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Insurance

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