Aug. 28, 2009. Aug. 27, 1974; P.A. Neighbor has been advised to not take that and the lawyer is going to try again. 78-1166, § 2, eff. I paid $100 for a cat, now the old owner wants it back. My dog went in to get fixed and they cut off his "thumbs" I call them on his back foot without asking me. (ECWd) – Illinois e-News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Dec. 30, 2020 CONTACT: Paul Wappel 217.685.0082 Guy Tridgell 312.343.1731 IDOT is Hiring Snowplow Drivers Snow removal drivers are needed in Macon, Coles, Shelby and Moultrie counties EFFINGHAM – The Illinois Department of Transportation (b) When a person has been bitten by a police dog that is currently vaccinated against rabies, the police dog may continue to perform its duties for the peace officer or law enforcement agency and any period of observation of the police dog may be under the supervision of a peace officer. Amended by P.A. Jan. 1, 2008. The annual fee for each hound running area permit is $250. (b) The duties of a euthanasia technician shall include but are not limited to: (1) preparing animals for euthanasia and scanning each animal, prior to euthanasia, for microchips; (2) accurately recording the dosages administered and the amount of drugs wasted; (4) maintaining the security of all controlled substances and drugs; (5) humanely euthanizing animals via intravenous injection by hypodermic needle, intraperitoneal injection by hypodermic needle, or intracardiac injection only on comatose animals by hypodermic needle; and. 94-639, § 30, eff. 94- 819, § 5, eff. Aug. 19, 2003. The hearing officer shall have full authority to conduct the hearing. Appointment of administrator; appointment of deputy administrators and animal control wardens; compensation; removal; personnel and facilities. Aug. 19, 2003. Article I. § 11. 20/15. Amended by P.A. Commercial Permits, 5/3.26. Laws 1961, p. 31, § 14-6.02, added by P.A. Assistance Animal Damages Act. 78-795, § 2.05, eff. Powers of municipalities and other political subdivisions to regulate dogs and other animals, 5/25 . Then if they do not return the dog to you, you can file a small claims lawsuit. Illinois Human Rights Act. An owner desiring a hearing shall make his or her request for a hearing to the Illinois Department of Agriculture. The court may compel obedience to its order by proceedings for contempt. Each State's Attorney to whom the Administrator reports any violation of this Act shall cause appropriate proceedings to be instituted in the proper courts without delay and to be prosecuted in the manner provided by law. 100-870, § 10, eff. 93-548, § 5, eff. Health Regulations. July 13, 2012. Liability of dog owner or keeper for damages, 5/19 . Aug. 19, 2003. Aug. 9, 2019. A dog that is actively engaged in a legal hunting activity, including training, is not considered to be running at large if the dog is on land that is open to hunting or on land on which the person has obtained permission to hunt or to train a dog. Administrative Review Law. Article 14. 90-385, § 5, eff. Wildlife Habitat Management Areas Act. CREDIT(S). 93-548, § 5, eff. "Board" means the county board in each county, as defined by Section 5-1004 of the Counties Code. The damages referred to in this Section shall be substantiated by the Administrator through prompt investigation and by not less than 2 witnesses. “Reckless dog owner” means a person who owns a dog that while anywhere other than upon the property of the owner, and without justification, kills another dog that results in that dog being deemed a dangerous dog under Section 15.1 of this Act and who knowingly allows the dog to violate Section 9 of this Act on 2 occasions within 12 months of the incident for which the dog was deemed dangerous or is involved in another incident that results in the dog being deemed dangerous on a second occasion within 24 months of the original dangerous determination. § 5-1071.1. 93-626, § 5, eff. The fee for field trials shall be established by the Department by rule. § 15. Surrender of certificate. [FN1]. 78-795, § 26, eff. 78-795, § 15.1, added by P.A. Humane Euthanasia in Animal Shelters Act. Restoration of certificate. 97-1150, § 235, eff. § 5. 93-548, § 5, eff. If we divorce, could he take the dogs from me? Those under 21 can drink legally, but they must be enrolled in a culinary program to do so. “Companion animal” means any domestic dog (canis lupus familiaris) or domestic cat (felis catus). Amended by P.A. Findings. Shawn M. Collins answered on Mar 3, 2020 In Illinois, generally, the dog’s owner is liable to pay all damages incurred by a dog bite victim, unless the dog was provoked, or the victim was a trespasser on the property of the dog’s owner. [FN1]. (d) If deemed dangerous, the Administrator, or his or her designee, or the Director shall order (i) the dog's owner to pay a $50 public safety fine to be deposited into the county animal control fund, (ii) the dog to be spayed or neutered within 14 days at the owner's expense and microchipped, if not already, and (iii) one or more of the following as deemed appropriate under the circumstances and necessary for the protection of the public: (1) evaluation of the dog by a certified applied behaviorist, a board certified veterinary behaviorist, or another recognized expert in the field and completion of training or other treatment as deemed appropriate by the expert. P.A. 93-548, § 5, eff. Jan. 1, 1984; P.A. If your sister lived with your dad then his insurance could cover it. During this time she left the home and left my dog in her backyard in 95° heat and he hot out of her yard and is now missing. 87-1051, § 1, eff. 77-1781, § 3.26, added by P.A. § 30-110. 78-795, § 2.12a, added by P.A. The report shall contain a finding of whether or not the accused applicant, agency, or technician violated this Act or failed to comply with the conditions required in this Act. 83-711, § 1, eff. 78-795, § 35, added by P.A. 1/30-110; 520 I.L.C.S. 83-740, § 1, eff. Counties. § 23. Act 72. The Administrator or, if the Administrator is not a veterinarian, the Deputy Administrator may instruct the owner, agent, or caretaker to have the animal examined by a licensed veterinarian immediately. Certification requirement, exemptions. Administrative Procedure Act. In any county with a population of 3,000,000 or more, all fees collected shall be used for the purpose of paying claims for loss of livestock or poultry, as set forth in Section 19 of this Act, and for the following purposes, as established by ordinance of the County Board: funds may be utilized by local health departments or county nurse's offices for the purchase of human rabies anti-serum, human vaccine, the cost for administration of serum or vaccine, minor medical care, and for paying the cost of stray dog control, impoundment, education on animal control and rabies, and other costs incurred in carrying out the provisions and enforcement of this Act or any county or municipal ordinance relating to animal control, or animal-related public health or public nuisances, except as set forth in Section 19 of this Act. She could possibly be charged with animal cruelty for leaving him outside in such weather without water. Applications for original certification shall be made to the Department in writing, shall be signed by the applicant on forms prescribed by the Department, and shall be accompanied by a nonrefundable fee set by rule. The County Treasurer shall, on the first Monday in March of each calendar year, pay to the owner of the animals or poultry the amount of damages to which he or she is entitled. Then if they do not return the dog to you, you can file a small claims lawsuit. Repealer [Acts repealed omitted], § 30. Failure on the part of the plaintiff to file a receipt in court shall be grounds for dismissal of the action. § 95. My dog was stolen by roommate and given away. If a dog or other animal, without provocation, attacks, attempts to attack, or injures any person who is peaceably conducting himself or herself in any place where he or she may lawfully be, the owner of such dog or other animal is liable in civil damages to such person for the full amount of the injury proximately caused thereby. Jan. 1, 1980; P.A. CREDIT(S) P.A. Public Health, Safety and Welfare. 5/23. 100-971, § 5, eff. (e) A veterinarian who inoculates a cat that is a companion animal shall issue an inoculation certificate to the owner which shall comply with any registration requirements adopted by the county under Section 3 of this Act. July 2, 2010. (a-10) When the Administrator or, if the Administrator is not a veterinarian, the Deputy Administrator or his or her authorized representative receives information that a person has been bitten by an animal and evidence is presented that the animal at the time the bite occurred was inoculated against rabies within the time prescribed by law, the animal may be confined in a house, or in a manner which will prohibit the animal from biting a person, if the Administrator, Deputy Administrator, or his or her authorized representative determines the confinement satisfactory. (b) Hound running areas shall be operated in a manner consistent with the following: (1) Authorized species may be pursued with dogs in a hound running area, but not in a manner or with the intent to capture or kill. Amended by P.A. © 2020 Michigan State University College of Law. "Business day" means any day including holidays that the animal control facility is open to the public for animal reclaims. Repealed by P.A. June 1, 2008. § 1. CREDIT(S) P.A. Aug. 10, 2018. 510 ILCS 72/125. Jan. 1, 1993. Aug. 22, 2005. Repealed by P.A. However, it is wise to discuss the … Rules. Uncertified practice; civil penalty. Dec. 23, 2003, 72/65 . 510 ILCS 72/170. Is it legal for a dog shelter to perform extra surgeries other then what the dog was taken there for without asking? 510 ILCS 72/90. Jan. 1, 1984; P.A. The confinement shall be for a period of not less than 10 days from the date the bite occurred and shall continue until the animal has been examined and released from confinement by a licensed veterinarian. The area, signs, fencing, dog-proof escape areas, and facilities to maintain the authorized species are subject to inspection by the Department at any reasonable time. 78-795, § 15.4, added by P.A. Oct. 1, 1973. (a-5) A dog's history during ownership by a person found to be a reckless dog owner shall not be considered conclusive of the dog's temperament and qualification for adoption or transfer. In the case of a sentry or guard dog, the owner shall keep the Administrator advised of the location where such dog will be stationed. 5/19. Amended by P.A. 78-795, § 20, eff. Common Schools. 101-295, § 15, eff. "Hearing ear dog" means a dog that is trained to assist a deaf person. Aug. 19, 2003; P.A. School Code. Jan. 25, 2013. Jan. 1, 1992; P.A. 94-639, § 915, eff. Amended by P.A. Aug. 19, 2003. 5, § 5-1071.1, added by P.A. An owner must submit proof of eligibility to the Department. Evidence of such rabies inoculation shall be entered on a certificate the form of which shall be approved by the Board and which shall contain the microchip number of the dog, cat, or ferret if it has one and which shall be signed by the licensed veterinarian administering the vaccine. 99-658, § 5, eff. New Animal-Related Laws in 2020. 510 ILCS 72/100. The report of the findings and recommendations of the hearing officer shall be the basis for the Department's order of refusal or for the granting of certification unless the Director determines that the hearing officer's report is contrary to the manifest weight of the evidence, in which case the Director may issue an order in contravention of the hearing officer's report. A resident of the State who owns a dog or cat and who is eligible for the Food Stamp Program or the Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits Program shall be eligible to participate in the program at a reduced rate if the owner signs a consent form certifying that he or she is the owner of the dog or cat or is authorized by the eligible owner to present the dog or cat for the procedure. Amended by P.A. 93-548, § 5, eff. The examination for identification shall be done within 24 hours after the intake of each dog or cat. JB Pritzker signed a bill into law Tuesday. Every dog shall have a second rabies vaccination within one year of the first. 94-639, § 45, eff. IllinoisAnimal / Dog Law Vicious and dangerous dogs. Oct. 1, 1973. Talk to a civil rights attorney in your area. Write a letter, date it & keep a copy of it. 86-962, Art. In a case involving the refusal to issue or renew a certificate or the discipline of a certified agency or technician, a copy of the hearing officer's report shall be served upon the respondent by the Department, either personally or as provided in this Act for the service of the notice of hearing. Amended by P.A. Jan. 1, 2019. If not,... Take a picture of the dog in the window of the woman and take it to the police to confirm your story. The Director shall adopt rules relative to: (2) Format and content of all forms required under this Act. Aug. 28, 2009. P.A. P.A. “Euthanasia agency” means an entity certified by the Department for the purpose of animal euthanasia that holds an animal control facility or animal shelter license under the Animal Welfare Act [FN1] and that permits only euthanasia technicians or veterinarians to perform the euthanasia of animals. Human Rights. (1976)), and the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. 78-795, § 2.19-3, added by P.A. My mother in law has been watching my dogs they got out of the yard and bite someone. Aug. 9, 2019. 78-795, § 17, eff. (6) The permit holder shall keep accurate permanent records on forms prescribed by the Department. Terms of subsequent vaccine administration and duration of immunity must be in compliance with USDA licenses of vaccines used. Now he has to wear bandages and I have to take him back so they can inspect his wounds. The Department may refuse to issue, renew, or restore a certification or may revoke or suspend a certification, or place on probation, reprimand, impose a fine not to exceed $10,000 for each violation, or take other disciplinary or non-disciplinary action as the Department may deem proper with regard to a certified euthanasia agency or a certified euthanasia technician for any one or combination of the following reasons: (1) in the case of a certified euthanasia technician, failing to carry out the duties of a euthanasia technician set forth in this Act or rules adopted under this Act; (2) abusing the use of any controlled substance or euthanasia drug; (3) selling, stealing, or giving controlled substances or euthanasia drugs away; (4) abetting anyone in violating item (1) or (2) of this Section; (5) violating any provision of this Act, the Illinois Controlled Substances Act,[FN1] the Illinois Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, the federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, the federal Controlled Substances Act, the rules adopted under these Acts, or any rules adopted by the Department of Professional Regulation concerning the euthanizing of animals; (6) in the case of a euthanasia technician, acting as a euthanasia technician outside of the scope of his or her employment with a certified euthanasia agency; and. 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