Bill Status of HB5610  102nd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Joyce Mason - Kelly M. Cassidy - Jonathan Carroll, Sam Yingling, Ann M. Williams, Stephanie A. Kifowit, Deb Conroy, Karina Villa, Michael Halpin, Lance Yednock, Daniel Didech, Diane Pappas, Martin J. Moylan, Amy Grant, John C. D'Amico, Rita Mayfield and Nathan D. Reitz

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
510 ILCS 70/2.01c
720 ILCS 5/48-4.5 new
720 ILCS 5/48-8

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Creates the offense of misrepresentation of a service animal. Provides that a person commits the offense when he or she knowingly represents, expressly or impliedly, that the animal is a service animal for the purpose of securing the rights and privileges afforded to a person with a disability accompanied by a service animal and the person knew that the animal is not a service animal. Provides that a law enforcement officer may require the person to remove an animal that is not a service animal from a place of public accommodation if its behavior is disruptive or displays negative behaviors as provided in the federal Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Provides that the person remains responsible for ensuring the safety and well-being of the animal. Defines "service animal". Provides that misrepresentation of a service animal is a Class C misdemeanor. Amends the Humane Care for Animals Act to make conforming changes.

DateChamber Action
  2/14/2020HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Joyce Mason
  2/18/2020HouseFirst Reading
  2/18/2020HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/18/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  2/18/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  2/18/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
  2/18/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  2/18/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  2/18/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Karina Villa
  2/18/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Halpin
  2/18/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lance Yednock
  2/18/2020HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  2/18/2020HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  2/18/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Didech
  2/19/2020HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  2/19/2020HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  2/19/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Diane Pappas
  2/19/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  2/20/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Amy Grant
  2/20/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John C. D'Amico
  2/20/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  2/20/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Nathan D. Reitz
  3/3/2020HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  6/23/2020HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die