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 Bill Status of HB2824  97th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Jerry Costello, II - Norine K. Hammond - Randy E. Frese - Lawrence Walsh, Jr., Margo McDermed and Terri Bryant

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
225 ILCS 605/3.1from Ch. 8, par. 303.1
225 ILCS 605/3.5
225 ILCS 605/3.6
225 ILCS 605/3.8 new
225 ILCS 605/3.15

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Animal Welfare Act. Provides that every dog dealer and cattery operator shall provide for every dog or cat available for sale documentation that indicates that the dog or cat has been microchipped. Requires an animal shelter or animal control facility to provide information to an adopter prior to the time of adoption whether the dog or cat to be adopted was microchipped prior to being placed in the animal shelter or animal control facility. Provides that if a dog or cat turned into an animal shelter has a microchip and the primary contact or owner refuses to reclaim the cat or dog, the shelter shall contact the pet shop operator or rescue organization identified on the microchip and request they claim the dog or cat. Provides that a pet shop operator, dog dealer, or cattery operator may not obtain a dog or cat for resale or sell or offer for sale any dog or cat obtained from a person who has committed violations of certain federal laws or regulations, as tracked by the United States Department of Agriculture. Provides for certain exceptions. Requires pet shop operators to microchip all dogs and cats. Requires pet shop operators to include a disclosure that a dog or cat for sale has been microchipped. Denies home rule powers. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jerry Costello, II
  2/9/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Margo McDermed
  2/9/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/10/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine K. Hammond
  2/10/2017HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Norine K. Hammond
  2/15/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Randy E. Frese
  2/16/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John C. D'Amico
  2/16/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.
  2/22/2017HouseAssigned to Business & Occupational Licenses Committee
  2/24/2017HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John C. D'Amico
  2/24/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Terri Bryant
  3/8/2017HouseTo Business Licenses Subcommittee
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

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