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 Bill Status of HB4961  99th General Assembly

Short Description:  ANIMALS-TAIL DOCKING

House Sponsors
Rep. Thomas M. Bennett

Last Action
DateChamber Action

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
510 ILCS 70/3.01from Ch. 8, par. 703.01

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Humane Care for Animals Act. Provides that no person may tail dock a dog without a veterinarian attesting that the procedure is medically necessary. Provides that a violation of this provision is a Class A misdemeanor for the first conviction, and a second or subsequent conviction is a Class 4 felony.

DateChamber Action
  2/5/2016HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Thomas M. Bennett
  2/5/2016HouseFirst Reading
  2/5/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/10/2016HouseMotion Filed - Table Bill/Resolution Pursuant to Rule 60(b), Rep. Thomas M. Bennett
  4/5/2016HouseMotion Prevailed

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