Bill Status of SB1499  102nd General Assembly

Short Description:  BOVINE TAIL DOCKING

Senate Sponsors
Sen. John O. Jones

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2007SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
510 ILCS 70/3.03
510 ILCS 70/3.03-2 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Humane Care for Animals Act. Prohibits the docking of the tail of any member of the bovine species. Provides that "dock" means to remove any part of the animal's tail for any reason other than to amputate part of the tail due to an incurable injury or illness to the tail that threatens the animal's well-being, but does not include trimming the hair at the end of the tail. Provides that bovine tail docking is punishable in the same manner as animal torture.

DateChamber Action
  2/23/2005SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. John O. Jones
  2/23/2005SenateFirst Reading
  2/23/2005SenateReferred to Rules
  1/9/2007SenateSession Sine Die