Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Humane Care for Animals Act. Increases the penalty for the violation of certain provisions concerning animal fighting from a Class A misdemeanor to a Class 4 felony for the first offense and from a Class 4 felony to a Class 3 felony for second or subsequent offenses. Effective immediately.
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the substantive provisions of the bill with changes. Reorganizes the penalty provisions within the Act. Repeals a current Section of the Act concerning penalties. Effective immediately.