IL SB2995 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 5-3)
Status: Introduced on February 5 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-03-18 - Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
Pending: Senate Assignments Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the Humane Care for Animals Act. Makes changes to the penalties for persons convicted of aggravated cruelty to a companion animal. Provides that a person convicted of causing the death of a companion animal is guilty of a Class 2 felony (rather than a Class 4 felony). Provides that a second or subsequent conviction for an act that causes the death of a companion animal is a Class 1 felony (rather than a Class 3 felony).

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2020-03-18SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
2020-03-18SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Steve McClure
2020-02-25SenateTo Subcommittee on CLEAR Compliance
2020-02-25SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
2020-02-25SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jil Tracy
2020-02-25SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Donald P. DeWitte
2020-02-18SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Craig Wilcox
2020-02-18SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Rachelle Crowe
2020-02-11SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
2020-02-06SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jason Plummer
2020-02-05SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
2020-02-05SenateReferred to Assignments
2020-02-05SenateFirst Reading
2020-02-05SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Steve McClure

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510703.02Amended CodeCitation Text

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