Bill Status of HB4849  102nd General Assembly

Short Description:  VEH CD–NO ANIMALS ON LAP

House Sponsors
Rep. Jawaharial Williams - William Davis, LaToya Greenwood, Jonathan Carroll, Barbara Hernandez, Cyril Nichols, Suzanne Ness, Maurice A. West, II, Curtis J. Tarver, II, Jeff Keicher and Justin Slaughter

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2023HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 5/11-1433 new
725 ILCS 5/108-1from Ch. 38, par. 108-1

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a person shall not hold an animal in the person's lap while operating a motor vehicle. Provides that a person who holds an animal in the person's lap while operating a motor vehicle is guilty of a petty offense and is subject to a fine of $50. Provides that a law enforcement officer shall not search or inspect a motor vehicle, its contents, the driver, or a passenger solely because the driver holds an animal on the lap or is suspected of doing so. Makes corresponding changes in the Illinois Criminal Code.

DateChamber Action
  1/25/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jawaharial Williams
  1/27/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/27/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/9/2022HouseAssigned to Transportation: Regulation, Roads & Bridges Committee
  2/15/2022HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Transportation: Regulation, Roads & Bridges Committee; 011-001-000
  2/16/2022HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/24/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  2/24/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  2/24/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
  2/24/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cyril Nichols
  3/1/2022HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/1/2022HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/2/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Suzanne Ness
  3/4/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
  3/4/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Curtis J. Tarver, II
  3/4/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jeff Keicher
  3/4/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
  3/4/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2023HouseSession Sine Die