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Full Text of HB3257  103rd General Assembly




HB3257 EngrossedLRB103 30529 RLC 56962 b

1    AN ACT concerning animals.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Humane Care for Animals Act is amended by
5changing Section 4 as follows:
6    (510 ILCS 70/4)  (from Ch. 8, par. 704)
7    Sec. 4. Prohibited acts. No person may sell, offer for
8sale, barter, or give away as a pet or a novelty any rabbit,
9hermit crab, goldfish, or any baby chick, duckling or other
10fowl which has been dyed, colored, or otherwise treated to
11impart an artificial color thereto. Baby chicks or ducklings
12shall not be sold, offered for sale, bartered, or given away as
13pets or novelties. Rabbits, ducklings or baby chicks shall not
14be awarded as prizes.
15    No person may allow for the adoption, transfer, sale,
16offer for sale, barter, or give away any animal forfeited or
17relinquished under Section 3.04 or 3.05 of this Act to the
18person who forfeited the animal or a person residing in that
19person's household.
20    A person convicted of violating this Section is guilty of
21a Class B misdemeanor. A second or subsequent violation is a
22Class 4 felony, with every day that a violation continues
23constituting a separate offense.



HB3257 Engrossed- 2 -LRB103 30529 RLC 56962 b

1(Source: P.A. 100-504, eff. 6-1-18.)