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 Bill Status of SB2580  102nd General Assembly

Short Description:  ANIMALS-TETHERING

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Linda Holmes - Ira I. Silverstein, Mattie Hunter, Dan Kotowski and Michael Bond

House Sponsors
(Rep. Michael J. Zalewski - Carol A. Sente, Charles E. Jefferson, Jack McGuire, Linda Chapa LaVia, Maria Antonia Berrios and Paul D. Froehlich)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/12/2011SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
510 ILCS 70/3.035 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Humane Care for Animals Act. Makes it unlawful to tether a dog outdoors unless certain requirements are met. Provides penalties for violations. Defines "tether".

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the bill as introduced, with the following changes: (1) changes the definition of "tether", (2) changes the conditions under which a dog may be lawfully tethered outdoors, (3) excludes additional types of activities from being regulated as tethering.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Provides that nothing in this new provision supersedes certain duties of owners.

DateChamber Action
  1/21/2010SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Linda Holmes
  1/21/2010SenateFirst Reading
  1/21/2010SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/8/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  2/10/2010SenateAssigned to Agriculture and Conservation
  2/23/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  2/23/2010SenatePostponed - Agriculture and Conservation
  2/23/2010SenateSponsor Removed Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  2/25/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Larry K. Bomke
  2/26/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Kotowski
  3/1/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Bond
  3/1/2010SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Linda Holmes
  3/1/2010SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/2/2010SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Agriculture and Conservation
  3/2/2010SenateSponsor Removed Sen. Larry K. Bomke
  3/2/2010SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/3/2010SenateDo Pass as Amended Agriculture and Conservation; 007-003-000
  3/3/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 4, 2010
  3/8/2010SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Linda Holmes
  3/8/2010SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  3/9/2010SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Agriculture and Conservation
  3/11/2010SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Agriculture and Conservation; 007-003-000
  3/12/2010SenateSecond Reading
  3/12/2010SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Holmes
  3/12/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 15, 2010
  3/18/2010SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  3/18/2010SenateThird Reading - Passed; 041-011-000
  3/18/2010HouseArrived in House
  3/18/2010HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  3/18/2010HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/18/2010HouseFirst Reading
  3/18/2010HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/19/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles E. Jefferson
  3/22/2010HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol A. Sente
  3/22/2010HouseAlternate Chief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Carol A. Sente
  4/8/2010HouseAssigned to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  4/14/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack McGuire
  4/14/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  4/15/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
  4/15/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul D. Froehlich
  4/20/2010HouseMotion Do Pass - Lost Agriculture & Conservation Committee; 004-008-000
  4/20/2010HouseRemains in Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  4/23/2010HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/12/2011SenateSession Sine Die

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