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Old 03-06-2011, 03:01 PM
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Just learned of a pending bill in Illinois.

Here is the text of the bill:
Illinois General Assembly - Full Text of HB1166

Here is a blog talking about the bill:
Animal hoarding: It***8217;s time we showed compassion to animal and human victims | www.NoPitBullBans.com

I have six animals (two cats, two dogs, two guinea pigs), so I am one animal short of being a hoarder according to this lawmaker! How about you?

I think Chazzers in Illinois should make sure this law doesn't pass! You can have more than 7 animals, but you would need a permit according to this. Its a state-wide pet limit law! Not cool!
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Old 03-06-2011, 05:35 PM
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I'd be classed as a hoarder then too, I'm on 13. Thank god there's no such laws here!

Hope it doesn't pass.
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Old 03-06-2011, 05:39 PM
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guina pigs count? wonder if finches do..,,or mice.
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Old 03-06-2011, 06:12 PM
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omg, we have 6 here and it feels like a pretty small group considering there are 3 of us looking after them.
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Old 03-06-2011, 07:06 PM
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5 dogs, 1 cat, 3 horses, a chinchilla.... yep.
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Old 03-06-2011, 07:17 PM
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3 Dogs, 2 Cats and 4 Ducks...yep.
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Old 03-06-2011, 07:23 PM
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Meh, not really a big deal to me...
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Old 03-06-2011, 07:37 PM
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HOUSE AGRICULTURE COMMITTEE PHONE NUMBERS
Rep. Lisa Dugan - (217) 782-5981
Rep. Patrick Verschoore- (217) 782-5970
Jason Barickman -(217) 558-1039
Rep. Jim Sacia ***8211; (217) 782-8186
Rep. Kelly Burke - (217) 782-0515
Rep. John Cavaletto - (217) 782-0066
Rep. Mary Flowers ***8211; (217) 782-4207
Rep. Norine Hammond - (217) 782-0416
Rep. Chad Hays ***8211; (217) 782-4811
Rep. Frank Mautino - (217) 782-0140
Rep. Jack McGuire - (217) 782-8090
Rep. Daniel Moffitt - (217) 782-8032
Rep. Brandon Phelps - (217) 782-5131
Rep. Dan Reitz - (217) 782-1018
Rep. Wayne Rosenthal - (217) 782-8071

Some points if people want to call:
http://www.akc.org/pdfs/canine_legis...laws_flyer.pdf


Next hearing for this is planned for Tuesday but they keep moving it... as of right now this is the plan:
Agriculture & Conservation Committee Hearing
Mar 8 2011 2:00PM
Stratton Building
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Springfield, IL
HB1080, HB1166, HB0240, HB1247, HB0006
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That's crazy!

There's currently 6 animals in our house (4 dogs 2 cats) and that seems like nothing. We're about to get a dozen or so chickens, too, so that would put us WAY over limit.

What about fish, do they count? If so I was a hoarder even when I was living in the dorms!
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I have six animals - three birds, two dogs, and a cat. So apparently I'm one animal short of being a hoarder.
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