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510 ILCS 72/57

    (510 ILCS 72/57)
    Sec. 57. Procedures for euthanasia.
    (a) Only euthanasia drugs shall be used for the purpose of humanely euthanizing injured, sick, homeless, or unwanted companion animals in an animal shelter or an animal control facility licensed under the Illinois Animal Welfare Act, except that a licensed veterinarian may euthanize companion animals in such a shelter or facility by the use of carbon monoxide if the veterinarian complies with the requirements set forth in Section 3.09 of the Humane Care for Animals Act. Euthanasia by a certified euthanasia technician shall be conducted only within the physical premises of an animal shelter licensed under the Animal Welfare Act or an animal control facility licensed under the Animal Welfare Act, except that a certified euthanasia technician employed by an animal control facility licensed under the Animal Welfare Act may euthanize animals in the field in emergency situations.
    (b) (Blank).
    (c) Animals cannot be transported beyond State lines for the sole purpose of euthanasia unless the euthanasia is performed by a licensed veterinarian in a manner that is consistent with subsection (a) of this Section.
(Source: P.A. 96-780, eff. 8-28-09.)