SB1279
Short Description: HOMEOWNER'S LIABILITY INS-DOGS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Don Harmon - Pamela J. Althoff

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that an insurer that issues a 
policy or contract insuring against liability for injury to any person or 
against liability for injury to or destruction of property, arising out of 
ownership or lease of residential one, 2, 3, or 4 dwelling real property, 
may cancel, charge, or impose an increased premium or rate for or refuse to 
issue or renew that kind of policy or contract based in whole or in part upon 
the harboring of a dog found to be vicious under the Animal Control Act upon 
the insured property. Provides that an insurer that issues a policy or contract 
insuring against liability for injury to any person or against liability for 
injury to or destruction of property, arising out of ownership or lease of 
residential one, 2, 3, or 4 dwelling real property, may not cancel, charge, 
or impose an increased premium or rate for or refuse to issue or renew that 
kind of policy or contract based in whole or in part upon the harboring of 
a specific breed of dog upon the insured property.

Date Chamber Action 2/21/2007 Senate Assigned to Insurance

Chairperson : William R. Haine D 
Springfield Office: Senator 56th District 121C Capitol Building 
Springfield, IL 62706 (217) 782-5247
District Office: 307 Henry Street Suite 210 Alton, IL 62002 (618) 465-4764

Vice-Chairperson : John J. Cullerton D 
Springfield Office: Senator 6th District 111 Capitol Building 
Springfield, IL 62706 (217) 782-7260
District Office: 1051 West Belmont Chicago, IL 60657 
(773) 883-0770 (773) 296-0993 FAX

Member: James F. Clayborne, Jr. D
Springfield Office: Senator 57th District 629 Capitol Building 
Springfield, IL 62706 (217) 782-5399
District Office: 327 Missouri Avenue 1st Illinois Bank Bldg., Room 422 
East St. Louis, IL 62201 (618) 875-1212 (618) 274-3010 FAX

Member: Gary Forby D
Springfield Office: Senator 59th District 417 Capitol Building 
Springfield, IL 62706 (217) 782-5509
District Office: 903 W. Washington Suite 5 Benton, IL 62812 
(618) 439-2504 (618) 438-3704 FAX

Member: Mike Jacobs D 
Springfield Office: Senator 36th District M120 Capitol Building 
Springfield, IL 62706 (217) 782-5957
District Office: 606 19th Street Moline, IL 61265 
(309) 797-0001 (309) 797-0003 FAX

Member: Carol Ronen D 
Springfield Office: Senator 7th District 218-B Capitol Building 
Springfield, IL 62706 (217) 782-8492
District Office: 5533 North Broadway Chicago, IL 60640 
(773) 769-1717 (773) 769-6901 FAX

Minority Spokesperson : Bill Brady R 
Springfield Office: Senator 44th District 105D Capitol Building 
Springfield, IL 62706 (217) 782-6216
District Office: 2203 Eastland Drive Suite 3 Bloomington, IL 61704 
(309) 664-4440 (309) 664-8597 FAX

Member: William E. Peterson R 
Springfield Office: Senator 26th District 309F Capitol Building 
Springfield, IL 62706 (217) 782-8010
District Office: 3050 North Main Street Buffalo Grove, IL 60089 
(847) 634-6060 (847) 634-1569 FAX

Member: Todd Sieben R 
Springfield Office: Senator 45th District 309H Capitol Building 
Springfield, IL 62706 (217) 782-0180
District Office: 137 South State Street Geneseo, IL 61254 
(309) 944-5681 (309) 944-1791 FAX

Member: Dave Syverson
Springfield Office: Senator 34th District 103C Capitol Building 
Springfield, IL 62706 (217) 782-5413
District Office: 200 South Wyman Street Suite 302 Rockford, IL 61101 
(815) 987-7555 (815) 987-7563 FAX

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Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
 
	215 ILCS 5/143.10d new		 

Actions 
 
Date	Chamber	Action	   
2/9/2007	Senate	Filed with Secretary by Sen. Don Harmon	   
2/9/2007	Senate	First Reading	   
2/9/2007	Senate	Referred to Rules	   
2/21/2007	Senate	Assigned to Insurance	   
2/23/2007	Senate	Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff