Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Animal Control Act. Removes a restriction that forbids classifying vicious dogs by breed. Allows municipalities and other political subdivisions to regulate animals specific to breed (now, they may not regulate specific to breed).
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Animal Control Act. Redefines various terms and makes changes with regard to vicious and dangerous dogs and the impoundment of animals. Makes changes regarding fees, microchips, dogs running at large, sterilization, euthanasia statistics, and police dogs. Authorizes animal control agencies to petition the court to order an animal owner to pay a security for the costs of that animal while in the custody of the agency. Makes other changes.