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Saturday, Aug 17, 2013 at 4:18 PM
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By Sara Burnett

Quinn Signs 'Puppy Lemon Law'

Quinn Signs 'Puppy Lemon Law'

Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation Saturday to protect consumers who buy a dog or cat and learn the animal is seriously ill. Read »

Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 7:13 AM
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By Sophia Tareen

House OKs Medicaid Expansion, 'Puppy Lemon' Law

House OKs Medicaid Expansion, 'Puppy Lemon' Law

Illinois lawmakers moved forward Monday on a historic expansion of Medicaid and adding more protections for pet owners, but heavy lifting on the state's most pressing issues — pensions, a budget, expanded... Read »

Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 7:55 PM
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By Associated Press

State Senate Approves 'Puppy Lemon Law' Bill

The Illinois Senate has approved a measure that would protect consumers who buy a dog or cat at a pet store and then find out that the animal is seriously ill. Lawmakers voted 31-18 Wednesday to send to... Read »

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2013 at 9:02 PM
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By Associated Press

State Senate OKs "Puppy Lemon" Law

State Senate OKs "Puppy Lemon" Law

Consumers who buy a new dog or cat only to find out it has a serious disease or ailment would have a new form of recourse under an Illinois Senate proposal. Read »

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