Illinois state law currently prohibits municipalities from passing breed-specific laws. HB 1080 would undo this prohibition and permit any municipality to declare dogs dangerous based on breed.
Agriculture & Conservation Committee hearing onHB 1080 has been moved to March 8. Residents, please attend the committee meeting on Tuesday, March 8, and express your opposition to House Bill 1080.
When: Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at 2:00 p.m.
Where: Room 413, Stratton Building, 401 S. Spring St., Springfield, Illinois
Directions to the Stratton Building: http://www.cdb.state.il.us/forms/download/DirectionsSPFLD.pdf
Contact info for committee members:
Lisa M. Dugan, (217) 782-5981, FAX (217) 558-4553
Patrick J. Verschoore, (217) 782-5970, FAX (217) 558-1253
Jim Sacia, JimSacia@aeroinc.net
Kelly Burke, (217) 782-0515, FAX (217) 789-4899
Mary E. Flowers, firstname.lastname@example.org
Brandon W. Phelps, email@example.com
Dan Reitz, firstname.lastname@example.org
Jason Barickman, email@example.com
John D. Cavaletto, (217) 782-0066, FAX (217) 782-1336
Norine Hammond, (217) 782-0416
Chad Hays, (217) 782-4811
Jack McGuire, firstname.lastname@example.org
Donald L. Moffitt, email@example.com
Wayne Rosenthal, (217) 782-8071
Frank Mautino, firstname.lastname@example.org
All alerts for Illinois HB 1080: http://stopbsl.com/?s=%22hb+1080%22
The bill may be read and tracked here: http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/BillStatus.asp?DocNum=1080&GAID=11&DocTypeID=HB&LegId=56892&SessionID=84&GA=97