Comments: IL SB1342 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Illinois Endangered Species Protection Act. Provides a person shall not allow for the participation of an African elephant or Asian elephant protected under the federal Endangered Species Act of 1973 in a traveling animal act. Provides that the provision does not apply to an exhibition of elephants at a non-mobile, permanent institution, or facility. Provides that a person who violates the Section is subject to a civil penalty of not less than $500 or more than $10,000 for each violation. Defines "mobile or traveling housing facility", "performance", and "traveling animal act". Effective January 1, 2018.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 11-4)

Status: (Enrolled) 2017-05-15 - Passed Both Houses [SB1342 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]

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