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 Bill Status of SB2847  99th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Ira I. Silverstein

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
510 ILCS 70/3.04

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Humane Care for Animals Act. Provides that if, upon seizure of the animal and the filing of charges, the person complained against refuses to relinquish an animal, the court having criminal jurisdiction over the alleged charges shall schedule a hearing on the disposition of the animal. Provides that the hearing shall be held within 30 days after the animal's seizure. Provides that at the hearing, the State's Attorney shall ask for permanent forfeiture of the companion animal seized. Provides that notice of the hearing shall be served on the impounding agency, the owner, and anyone claiming an interest in the animal. Provides that at the hearing for forfeiture prior to trial, the burden is on the prosecution to prove by a preponderance of the evidence that the person arrested violated specified provisions of the Act, the Criminal Code of 1961, or the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that if the prosecution fails to meet this burden, the court shall order the owner to post security.

DateChamber Action
  2/17/2016SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  2/17/2016SenateFirst Reading
  2/17/2016SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/2/2016SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  3/9/2016SenatePostponed - Judiciary
  3/16/2016SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  3/16/2016SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/16/2016SenatePostponed - Judiciary
  3/30/2016SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Judiciary
  4/6/2016SenatePostponed - Judiciary
  4/6/2016SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Judiciary
  4/8/2016SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 22, 2016
  4/22/2016SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  4/22/2016SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

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