Illinois Administrative Code
Title 8 - AGRICULTURE AND ANIMALS
Part 35 - HUMANE CARE FOR ANIMALS ACT
Section 35.10 - Approved Humane Investigator; Qualifications; Requirements; Suspension; Reports; Appointment Period
Current through Register Vol. 47, No. 25, June 23, 2023
Persons, when submitting an application for appointment as an approved humane investigator, will furnish the following information: name, address, telephone number; name and address of the humane society or governmental agency with whom they are affiliated; and a brief resume of their experience and education, both practical and formal, relative to the humane care of animals.
a) Qualifications for appointment as an approved humane investigator shall include:
b) The Department shall require additional consultation and training when the applicant does not have experience in caring for certain animals that could reasonably be encountered in the performance of his/her duties or has no experience in conducting investigations and the proceedings that accompany those investigations.
c) An approved humane investigator shall comply with the following:
d) An approved humane investigator shall be suspended for any of the following reasons:
e) Reinstatement following suspension as an approved humane investigator requires the suspended investigator to submit a new application and to successfully complete the requirements for becoming an approved humane investigator (see subsection (a)).
f) All approved humane investigators shall prepare and submit to the Department an annual report on forms furnished by the Department. It shall contain the species and number of animals involved, and total number of investigations performed that calendar year. The annual report shall be filed by April 1 for the preceding calendar year's activity.
g) The appointment as an approved humane investigator shall be for a two-year period beginning on January 1 and expiring on December 31 of the following year. The reappointment procedure shall be the same procedure used for the original appointment as set forth in this Section. Qualifications for reappointment as an approved humane investigator shall be as set forth in subsection (a).
Amended at 28 Ill. Reg. 13390, effective October 1, 2004
Amended at 41 Ill. Reg. 6334, effective 6/1/2017