Bill Sponsor
Illinois House Bill 2500
Session 103rd
Animal Adoption-Fee Waiver
Became Law
Became Law
Became Law on Aug 4, 2023
Sponsors
Democrat
Harry Benton
Democrat
Meg Loughran Cappel
First Action
Feb 15, 2023
Latest Action
Aug 4, 2023
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill Number
2500
State
Illinois
Session
103rd
Sponsorship by Party
House Votes (2)
Senate Votes (1)
Motion Text
Concurrence, Amendment 2
House Roll Call Votes
Summary
Amends the Animal Welfare Act. Provides that an animal control facility shall not charge an adoption fee for a dog or cat if the person adopting the dog or cat presents to the animal control facility a current and valid driver's license, Illinois Identification Card, or Illinois Person with a Disability Identification Card with the word "veteran" printed on its face. Provides that an animal control facility may limit the number of dogs or cats adopted from that animal control facility pursuant to this Section to one dog or cat each 6-month period. House Floor Amendment No. 2 Deletes reference to: 225 ILCS 605/3.20 new Adds reference to: 225 ILCS 605/3.3 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes. Provides that an animal shelter or animal control facility shall waive the adoption fee if the person adopting the dog or cat (i) presents to the animal shelter or animal control facility a current and valid driver's license with the word "veteran" printed on its face, a current and valid Illinois Identification Card with the word "veteran" printed on its face, or a certified copy of the person's Department of Defense form DD-214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty) and a valid driver's license or valid Illinois Identification Card and (ii) complies with the adoption policies of the animal shelter or animal control facility. Limits the number of dogs or cats adopted under the provisions to one dog or cat each in a 2-year period (rather than each 6-month period). House Floor Amendment No. 3 Changes references from "valid driver's license" to "valid Illinois driver's license". Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the engrossed bill with the following changes: Provides that the identification requirement includes an identification card issued under the federal Veterans Identification Card Act of 2015 and a valid Illinois driver's license or valid Illinois Identification Card (rather than a certified copy of the person's Department of Defense form DD-214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty) and a valid Illinois driver's license or valid Illinois Identification Card).
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