§ 1 This Act shall be known and may be cited as the Animal Control Act
§ 2 As used in this Act, unless the context otherwise requires, the terms …
§ 2.01 “Administrator” means a veterinarian licensed by the State of …
§ 2.02 “Animal” means every living creature, other than man, which may be …
§ 2.03 “Animal Control Warden” means any person appointed by the …
§ 2.03a “Business day” means any day including holidays that the animal …
§ 2.04 “Board” means the county board in each county, as defined by Section …
§ 2.04a “Cat” means Felis catus
§ 2.05 “Confined” means restriction of an animal at all times by the owner, …
§ 2.05a “Dangerous dog” means (i) any individual dog anywhere other than upon …
§ 2.06 “Department” means the Department of Agriculture of the State of …
§ 2.07 “Deputy Administrator” means a veterinarian licensed by the State of …
§ 2.08 “Director” means the Director of the Department of Agriculture of the …
§ 2.09 “District” means a geographic area consisting of 2 or more counties …
§ 2.10 “District Board” means the governing body created to act as a single …
§ 2.11 “Dog” means all members of the family Canidae
§ 2.11a “Enclosure” means a fence or structure of at least 6 feet in height, …
§ 2.11b “Feral cat” means a cat that (i) is born in the wild or is the …
§ 2.11c Intact animal
§ 2.12 “Has been bitten” means has been seized with the teeth or jaws so …
§ 2.12a “Impounded” means taken into the custody of the public animal control …
§ 2.13 “Inoculation against rabies” means the injection of an antirabies …
§ 2.14 “Leash” means a cord, rope, strap, or chain which shall be securely …
§ 2.15 “Licensed veterinarian” means a veterinarian licensed by the State in …
§ 2.16 “Owner” means any person having a right of property in an animal, or …
§ 2.17 “Person” means any individual, firm, corporation, partnership, …
§ 2.17a “Peace officer” has the meaning ascribed to it in Section 2-13 of the …
§ 2.17b “Police animal” means an animal owned or used by a law enforcement …
§ 2.17c “Potentially dangerous dog” means a dog that is unsupervised and …
§ 2.18 “Pound” or “animal control facility” may be used interchangeably and …
§ 2.18a “Physical injury” means the impairment of physical condition
§ 2.19 “Registration certificate” means a printed form prescribed by the …
§ 2.19a “Serious physical injury” means a physical injury that creates a …
§ 2.19b “Vicious dog” means a dog that, without justification, attacks a …
§ 3 The County Board Chairman with the consent of the County Board shall …
§ 3.5 County animal population fund use limitation
§ 4 When the Boards of 2 or more counties, through mutual agreement, wish …
§ 5 Duties and powers
§ 7 All registration fees collected shall be remitted to the County …
§ 7.1 In addition to any other fees provided for under this Act, any county …
§ 8 Rabies inoculation
§ 9 Any dog found running at large contrary to provisions of this Act may …
§ 10 Impoundment; redemption
§ 11 When not redeemed by the owner, agent, or caretaker, a dog or cat …
§ 12 The owner of any animal which exhibits clinical signs of rabies, …
§ 13 Dog or other animal bites; observation of animal
§ 14 Whenever a case of rabies has occurred in a locality, or when the …
§ 15 (a) In order to have a dog deemed “vicious”, the Administrator, …
§ 15.1 Dangerous dog determination
§ 15.2 Dangerous dogs; leash
§ 15.3 Dangerous dog; appeal
§ 15.4 Potentially dangerous dog
§ 16 Animal attacks or injuries
§ 16.5 Expenses of microchipping
§ 17 For the purpose of making inspections hereunder, the Administrator, …
§ 18 Any owner seeing his or her livestock, poultry, or equidae being …
§ 18.1 The owner or keeper of a dog is liable to a person for all damages …
§ 19 Any owner having livestock, poultry, or equidae killed or injured by …
§ 20 The payment to any owner of sheep, goats, cattle, horses, mules, …
§ 22 The Department shall have general supervision of the administration …
§ 24 Nothing in this Act shall be held to limit in any manner the power of …
§ 25 The invalidity of any Section or parts of any Section of this Act or …
§ 26 (a) Except as otherwise provided in this Act, any person violating or …
§ 27 Any officer failing, refusing, or neglecting to carry out the …
§ 30 Rules
§ 35 Liability

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