90th General Assembly
Summary of HB0674
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ANIMAL CONTROL-POLICE POWERS                                               

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Animal Control Act to authorize counties to grant full      
   police powers, pertaining only to this Act, to certain animal  control      
   personnel,  including  the  power  to  bear  weapons.   Specifies that      
   persons  authorized  to  carry  firearms  must  complete  training  as      
   prescribed in the Peace Officer Firearm Training  Act.   Requires  the      
   county to pay the cost of the training.  Effective immediately.             
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          20 ILCS 205/40.36               from Ch. 127, par. 40.36             
          225 ILCS 605/2                  from Ch. 8, par. 302                 
          225 ILCS 605/6.5 new                                                 
          225 ILCS 605/10                 from Ch. 8, par. 310                 
        Amends the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois to provide  that      
   the  Department  of  Agriculture  has  the  power  to  administer  the      
   "Illinois  Product"  label  program  (instead  of the "Illinois Grown"      
   label program) whereby labels may be placed on food  and  agribusiness      
   commodities  produced,  processed, or packaged in Illinois (instead of      
   placed on food  commodities  produced  or  originating  in  Illinois).      
   Amends  the Animal Welfare Act.  Includes a veterinary hospital in the      
   definition  of  "kennel  operator".   Provides  that  failure  of   an      
   applicant  to  meet  all  of the requirements for compliance within 60      
   days of receipt of an application for a license to engage in  business      
   as  a  pet shop operator, dog dealer, or kennel or cattery operator or      
   operate a pound or animal shelter shall result in termination  of  the      
   application  and  forfeiture  of  the  license fee.  Provides that the      
   Department may refuse to issue or renew or suspend or revoke a license      
   on  proof  that  the  licensee  is   guilty   of   gross   negligence,      
   incompetency,  or  cruelty  with regard to animals.  Provides that the      
   Department may order a licensee to cease operation for a period not to      
   exceed 72 hours to correct deficiencies in  order  to  meet  licensing      
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
        Further  amends  the   Animal   Control   Act.    Provides   that      
   Administrators,  Deputy Administrators, and Animal Control Wardens may      
   issue  and  serve  citations  for  violations  of  the  Act,  removing      
   provision that  these  persons  may  not  have  the  power  of  police      
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2.                                                
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          510 ILCS 50/1                   from Ch. 8, par. 168                 
          510 ILCS 50/3                   from Ch. 8, par. 170                 
          510 ILCS 50/19                  from Ch. 8, par. 186                 
          510 ILCS 50/22                  from Ch. 8, par. 189                 
          510 ILCS 50/24                  from Ch. 8, par. 191                 
          510 ILCS 100/3                  from Ch. 8, par. 503                 
        Amends the Illinois Diseased  Animals  Act.   Provides  that  the      
   Department  of Agriculture may designate a disease as a "contagious or      
   infectious disease" or as a "reportable  disease"  by  rule.  Provides      
   that  a  veterinarian  who  has  information  on  the existence of any      
   reportable  (rather  than  contagious  or  infectious)  disease  among      
   animals in this State, who fails to report it, shall be  guilty  of  a      
   business  offense  (rather than a Class A misdemeanor), with a fine of      
   not more than $1,000.  Changes provisions  directing  that  owners  of      
   swine  who  do  not  report  the existence of hog cholera or any other      
   contagious or infectious swine  disease  and  who  transport  diseased      
   swine  shall  be  liable  to  anyone  suffering damage as a result, to      
   identical provisions  applying  to  all  owners  of  animals  and  any      
   contagious  or  infectious disease.  Amends the Illinois Swine Disease      
   Control and  Eradication  Act  to  define  "contagious  or  infectious      
   disease" as it is defined in the Illinois Diseased Animals Act.  Makes      
   other changes.                                                              
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 3.                                                
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          5 ILCS 315/14                   from Ch. 48, par. 1614               
        Amends  the  Illinois  Public  Labor  Relations  Act   to   allow      
   arbitration  of  firefighter  residency requirements in municipalities      
   with a population under 1,000,000.  Provides that arbitrated residency      
   requirements may not allow residency outside  of  Illinois.    Exempts      
   combined   departments  that  perform  both  police  and  firefighting      
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0385

   Last action date: 97-08-15

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   3


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