- District 69
Amends the Humane Care for Animals Act. Provides that no person or owner may knowingly or recklessly beat, cruelly treat, torment, starve, overwork, or otherwise abuse any animal. Provides that it shall be unlawful for any person to willfully or maliciously torture, mutilate, injure, disable, poison, act in a reckless manner as to cause a severe injury or death, or kill any animal used by a law enforcement department or agency in the performance of the functions or duties of the department or agency or when placed in confinement off duty. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a person who commits a traffic violation concerning an emergency vehicle and the violation results in the injury or death of another person or a severe injury or death of a police animal, service animal, accelerant detection dog, or search and rescue dog commits a Class 4 felony. Provides that a person commits aggravated driving under the influence if the person was involved in a motor vehicle accident that resulted in a severe injury or death of a police animal, service animal, accelerant detection dog, or search and rescue dog.
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Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
To Sentencing, Penalties and Criminal Procedure Subcommittee
Assigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Tim Ozinga
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Brady
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael T. Marron
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. David A. Welter
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Andrew S. Chesney
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. David Friess
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony McCombie
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin McLaughlin
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Chris Miller
Referred to Rules Committee
Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Joe Sosnowski
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