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West's Smith-Hurd Illinois Compiled Statutes Annotated. Chapter 510. Animals. Act 5. Animal Control Act. 5/7. Remittance of fees; Animal Control Fund; use of fund; self-insurance

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Citation: IL ST CH 510 5/7

Citation: 510 I.L.C.S. 5/7


Last Checked by Web Center Staff: 12/2013

Summary:   This Illinois statute provides that all registration fees collected shall be remitted the county Animal Control Fund. This fund shall be set up for the purpose of paying costs of the Animal Control Program.  This includes paying claims for loss of livestock or poultry and for other ordinance enacted measures, including the purchase of human rabies anti-serum, human vaccine, the cost for administration of serum or vaccine, minor medical care; paying the cost of stray dog control, impoundment, education on animal control and rabies; or any county or municipal ordinance as established by ordinance of the County Board. In 2013, the statute was amended to provide different provisions for how the fund shall be used for cities with 3 million or more people and for cities with less than 3 million people.


Statute in Full:

In any county with a population under 3,000,000, 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 of this Act or any county or municipal ordinance concurred in by the Department relating to animal control, except as set forth in Section 19. Counties of 100,000 inhabitants or more may assume self-insurance liability to pay claims for the loss of livestock or poultry.

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.

Credits

P.A. 78-795, § 7, eff. Oct. 1, 1973. Amended by P.A. 83-740, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1984; P.A. 85-275, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1988; P.A. 87-151, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1992; P.A. 98-217, § 15, eff. Aug. 9, 2013.

 



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