IL HB1533 | 2023-2024 | 103rd General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 12-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 16 2023 - 50% progression
Action: 2023-03-21 - Referred to Assignments
Pending: Senate Assignments Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


Amends the Humane Care for Animals Act. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill. Deletes that these provisions do not apply to a person who performs a procedure solely for a therapeutic purpose. Provides that surgical claw removal, declawing, or a tendonectomy on any cat or otherwise altering a cat's toes, claws, or paws to prevent or impair the normal function of the cat's toes, claws, or paws may only be performed by a veterinarian licensed under the Veterinary Medicine and Surgery Practice Act of 2004 for therapeutic purposes for the cat. Effective 90 days after becoming law.

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Roll Calls

2023-03-16 - House - Third Reading in House (Y: 67 N: 38 NV: 7 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2023-03-21SenateReferred to Assignments
2023-03-21SenateFirst Reading
2023-03-21SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Rachel Ventura
2023-03-21SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Sara Feigenholtz
2023-03-21SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
2023-03-21SenateArrive in Senate
2023-03-16HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 067-038-001
2023-03-16HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
2023-03-15HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kam Buckner
2023-03-15HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
2023-03-14HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Nabeela Syed
2023-03-14HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
2023-03-14HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2023-03-08HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2023-03-07HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Agriculture & Conservation Committee; 005-003-000
2023-03-07HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Agriculture & Conservation Committee; 005-003-000
2023-03-07HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
2023-03-06HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
2023-03-06HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
2023-03-06HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Barbara Hernandez
2023-02-28HouseAssigned to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
2023-02-10HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
2023-02-10HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lilian Jiménez
2023-02-07HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Aaron M. Ortiz
2023-02-06HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
2023-02-03HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Nabeela Syed
2023-02-03HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dagmara Avelar
2023-01-31HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2023-01-31HouseFirst Reading
2023-01-27HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Barbara Hernandez

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
51053.10New CodeSee Bill Text

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