1/16/2006
Illinois SB 2259

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http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/billstatus.asp?DocNum=2259&GAID=8&GA=94&DocTypeID=SB&LegID=22794&SessionID=50

SENATE BILL 2259 Sponsored by Sen. Gary Dahl
(one of the Senate Agriculture and Conservation Committee members reviewing this bill)

JANUARY 19th 11 am


SB 2259 Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Animal Control Act.
Defines a "companion animal" as one commonly considered, or considered by its owner, to be a pet. Redefines a "dangerous dog" to include one that injures a companion animal, livestock, or equidae. Redefines a "vicious dog" to include one that, while off its owner's property, kills a companion animal, livestock, or equidae and one that attacks a person and causes physical (now, serious physical) injury. Requires that animal control facilities annually report to the Department of Agriculture information including, but not limited to the facility's number of animal euthanasias, intakes, and sterilization procedures. Requires the Department to compile the reports and submit its findings to the Governor and General Assembly. Requires the Department to adopt implementing rules. Effective immediately.

Committee Members
(Notice same fax :-----Sullivan, Demuzio, Forby share one;
-----DAHL, Jones and Luechtefeld share another)

Senator John M Sullivan (Democrat) Chairman of the Committee
217 782 2479 FAX: 217 782 2115
email: Sullivan@senatedem.state.il.us

Sen. Arthur Wilhelmi (Democrat) Vice Chair of Committee
217 782 8800 FAX: 217 782 1272
email: senatorajwilhelmi@sbcglobal.net

Sen. Deanna Demuzio (Democrat)
217 782 8206 FAX: 217 782 2215
email: Demuzio@senatedem.state.il.us

Sen. Gary Forby (Democrat)
217 782 5509 FAX: 217 782 2115
email: senatorforby@onecliq.net

Sen. Debbie DeFrancesco Halvorson (Democrat)
217 782 7419 FAX: 217 558 2068
email: senator@debbiehalvorson.com

Sen. GARY DAHL (Republican)
AUTHOR OF THE BILL 217 782 3840 FAX: 217 782 4079
email: senatordahl38@yahoo.com

Sen. John O Jones (Republican)
217 782 0471 FAX: 217 782 4079
email: johnojones@sbcglobal.net

Sen. David Luechtefeld (Republican)
217 782 8137 FAX: 217 782 4079
email: sendavel@midwest.net

Sen. Richard Winkel (Republican)
217 782 2507 FAX: 217 782 9586
email: rickwinkel@rickwinkle.com

QUICK LIST EMAILS:

Sullivan@senatedem.state.il.us, senatorajwilhelmi@sbcglobal.net, Demuzio@senatedem.state.il.us, senatorforby@onecliq.net,senator@debbiehalvorson.com, senatordahl38@yahoo.com, johnojones@sbcglobal.net,sendavel@midwest.net, rickwinkel@rickwinkle.com