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 Bill Status of HB3585  99th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Silvana Tabares and Christine Winger

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
510 ILCS 70/3.08 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Humane Care for Animals Act. Provides that no person, except a veterinarian licensed in this State, using anesthesia, may surgically debark or silence a dog or cat. Provides that a veterinarian conducting a debarking procedure must file a written certification with the Department of Agriculture and the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, stating that the surgical debarking or silencing is medically necessary to treat or relieve an illness, disease, or injury, or correct a congenital abnormality that is causing or will cause the dog or cat medical harm or pain. Provides that violation of this provision is a Class 3 felony and may have a fine of not more than $2,500 imposed or imprisoned up to 5 years, or both fined and imprisoned.

DateChamber Action
  2/26/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Silvana Tabares
  2/26/2015HouseFirst Reading
  2/26/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/10/2015HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  3/17/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Christine Winger
  3/27/2015HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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