Bill Status of SB2546  101st General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Linda Holmes - Iris Y. Martinez and Laura M. Murphy

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/48-11

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person commits unlawful use of an animal in a traveling animal act when he or she knowingly allows for the participation of an animal (rather than just an elephant) in a traveling animal act. Provides that unlawful use of an animal in a traveling animal act is a Class A misdemeanor. In addition to "elephant" includes in the definition of "animal", bear, cougar, jaguar, leopard, other than a clouded leopard, lion, non-human primate, and tiger. Effective January 1, 2021.

DateChamber Action
  1/29/2020SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Linda Holmes
  1/29/2020SenateFirst Reading
  1/29/2020SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/4/2020SenateAssigned to Agriculture
  2/5/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  2/5/2020SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  2/27/2020SenatePostponed - Agriculture
  4/12/2020SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  1/13/2021SenateSession Sine Die