IL HB3257 | 2023-2024 | 103rd General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)
Status: Engrossed on April 26 2023 - 50% progression
Action: 2024-01-09 - Alternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Linda Holmes
Pending: Senate Assignments Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


Amends the Humane Care for Animals Act. Provides that no person may sell, offer for sale, barter, or give away as a pet or novelty any hermit crab or goldfish that has been dyed, colored, or otherwise treated to impart an artificial color. Provides that a violation is a Class B misdemeanor.

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Roll Calls

2023-04-26 - House - Third Reading in House (Y: 111 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 3) [PASS]


2024-01-09SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Linda Holmes
2023-05-02SenateReferred to Assignments
2023-05-02SenateFirst Reading
2023-05-02SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
2023-04-27SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
2023-04-27SenateArrive in Senate
2023-04-26HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 111-000-000
2023-04-11HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
2023-04-11HouseApproved for Consideration Rules Committee; 005-000-000
2023-04-11HouseThird Reading Deadline Extended-Rule May 19, 2023
2023-03-27HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2023-03-15HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
2023-03-15HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2023-03-08HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2023-03-07HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Agriculture & Conservation Committee; 008-000-000
2023-03-06HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
2023-02-28HouseAssigned to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
2023-02-17HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2023-02-17HouseFirst Reading
2023-02-17HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Robert "Bob" Rita

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