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THE LAW

REGULATING THE

PUBLIC SERVICE OF
STALLIONS

IN ILLINOIS

AND ESTABLISHING A

Stallion Registration Board



In Fore© January 1st, 1910



Illin.,i*rilHtr Kagistw, tfprir.pflf IJ.



THE LAW

REGULATING THE

PUBLIC SERVICE OF
STALLIONS

IN ILLINOIS

AND ESTABLISHING A



Stallion Registration Board

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In Porce Janxaary 1st, 1910






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D. of D.
DEC 1 t9ir



THE LAW

'^ An act to regulate the puUic service of Stal-
lions in Illinois.
Section 1. Be it enacted by the People of the

i State of Illinois, represented in the General
Assemhly: Every person, firm or company
standing or offering any stallion for public

- service in this State shall cause the name, de-
scription, and pedigree of such stallion to be
enrolled by a stallion registration board herein-
after provided for and secure a license from
said board, as provided in Section 3 of this
Act. All enrollment and verification of pedi-
gree shall be done in the office of the Secretary
of the Illinois State Board of Agriculture. All
license certificates for stallions issued under this
Act shall thereupon be presented to and re-
corded by the register of the deeds of the county
or counties in which said stalllion is used for
public service.

>5 2. In order to carry out the provisions of
this Act, there shall be constituted a Stallion
R^gistration Board, whose duty it shall be to
verify and register pedigrees; to pass upon
certificates of veterinary examination; to pro-
vide, when necessary, for veterinary inspection;
to issue stallion license certificates; to make
all necessary rules and regulations; and to
perform such other duties as may be necessary
to carry out and enforce the provisions of this
Act. Said board shall hoild meetings at the
office • of the Secretary of the Illinois State
Board of Agriculture the first Tuesday and
subsequent days of February, May, August and
November of each year, and such other meet-
ings as may be necessary.

The Stallion Registration Board shall be
composed of five members, consisting of the
Secretary of the Illinois State Board of Agri-



culture, who shall be, e.r-officio, secretary and
executive officer of this Board; the State Vete-
rinarian, who is a member of the State Board
of Live Stock 'Commissioners; the President
and Secretary of the Illinois Horse Breeders'
Association, who shall not be one and the same
person; and the President of the Illinois Farm-
ers' Institute.

§3. In order to obtain the license certificate
herein provided for, the owner of each stallion
shall iforward an affidavit signed by a licensed
veterinarian to the effect that he has personally
examined such stallion and that to the best of
"his knowledge and belief said stallion is free
from hereditary, infectious, contagious, or trans-
missible disease or unsoundness. The owner of
said stallion shall also furnish to the Stallion
Registration Board the stud book certificate of
legistry of the pedigree of the said stallion
when said stallion is registered, and all other
necessary papers relative to his breeding and
ownership. Upon verification of pedigree ami
certificate of breeding (in case of pure bred
stallions) and receipt of veterinarian's affidavit,
as provided for in this Act, a license certificat<i
shalll be issued to the owner.

§ 4. The presence of any one of the following
named diseases shall disqualify a stallion for
public service and the inspecting veterinarian
is hereby cfuly authorized to refuse to give an
affidavit of soundness to the owner of such
stallions affected with any one or more of th-^
diseases herein specified in a transmissible or
hereditary form, and the inspecting veterinarian
shall so report the same to the Secretary of th;
Stallion Registration Board:

Periodic ophthalmia (moon blindness); bonD
spavin; ringbone; bog spavin; curb when ac-
companied with curby formation of hock; oi'
any contagious or infectious disease.



§ 5. Tihe Stallion Registration Board shall
make and keep records of all stallions enrolled
in the State of Illinois, said stallions to be
enrolled as "pure bred," "cross bred," or
"grade," according as the facts may have been
determined. Upon making the enroWment of
said stallion the Stallion Registration Board
shall issue the above said license.

The Stallion Registration Board is authorized
in cases of emergency to grant temporary
license certificates without veterinary examina-
tions, upon receipt of an affidavit of the owner
to the effect that to the best of his knowledge
and belief said horse is free from infectious,
contagious or transmissible disease or unsound-
ness. Temporary license certificate shall be
vallid only until veterinary examination can
reasonably be made.

§ 6. The owner of any stallion used for pub-
lic service in this State shall post and keep
affixed, during the entire breeding season,
copies of the license certificate of such stallion,
issued under the provisions of this Act, in a
conspicuous place, both within and upon the
outside of the main door leading to every stable
or building where the said stallion is used for
public service.

Each biW and poster and each newspaper ad-
vertisement shall show the enroll'-nent certifi-
cate number and state whether it reads "pure-
bred, grade or cross bred."

S 7. Tihe license certificate issued for a stal-
lion whose sire and dam are of pure breeding
and the pedigree of which is registered in a
stud book recognized by the United States De-
partment of Agriculture, Washington, D. C,
an Act regulating the importation of breeding
animals, approved March 3, 1903, shall be In
the following form:



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Illinois Stallion Registration Board

Certificate of Pure-Bred Stallion No

The pedigree of the stallion (name)



Owned by

Bred by

Described as follows:

Color Breed

Foaled in the year , has been duly

examined, and it is hereby certified that the

said stallion is registered as number

in stud book, said

stud book being recognized and certified to by
the Secretary of the Department of Agriculture,
Washington, D. C. The above named stallion

has been examined by

veterinarian, and is reported as free from in-
fectious, contagious, or transmissible disease
or unsoundness, and is licensed to stand for
public service in the State of Illinois.

This license expires on 19 ... .

(Signed)

Secretary Illinois State Board of
Agriculture and Stallion Regis-
tration Board.

Date 19

The license certificate issued for a grade
stallion, whose sire or dam is not pure-bred,
shall "be in the following form:

Illinois Stallion Registration Board



Certificate of Grade Stallion No. .
The pedigree of the sta'Jlion (name)



Owned by

Bred by

Described as follows;



Color

Foaled in the year has been duly ex-
amined, and it is hereby certified that the said
stallion is not of pure breeding and is, therefore,
not eligible for regristration in any stud book
recognized and certified to by the Secretary of
the Department of Agriculture, Washington,
D, C. The above named stallion has been ex-
amined by ,.

veterinarian, and is reported as free from in-
fectious, contagious, or transmissible disease or
unsoundness, and is licensed to stand for public
service in the State of Illinois.

This license expires on 19 ... .

(Signed)

Secretary Illinois State Board of
Agriculture and Stallion Regis-
tration Board.

Date 19

The license certificate issued for a stallion
whose sire and darn are pure-bred, but not of
the same breed, shall be in the following form:

Illinois Stallion Regfistration Board

Certificate of Cross-Bred Stallion No

The pedigree of the stallion (name)



Owned by

Bred by

Described as follows:

Color

Foaled in the year , has been duly

examined, and it is found that his sire is regis-
tered in the stud

book as number and 'his dam in

the stud book

as number , volume

and page

Such being the case, the said stallion is not
eligible for registration in any stud book recog-



nized and certified to by the Secretary of the
Department of Ag-riculture, Washing-ton, D. C.
The above named stallion has been examined

by veterinarian,

and is reported as free from infectious, con-
tagious, or transmissible disease or unsound-
ness, and is licensed to stand for public service
in the State of I'llinois.

This license expires on 19. . . .

(Signed)

Secretary Illinois State Board of
Agriculture and Stallion Regis-
tration Board.
Date 19

§ 8. Fi-^ES.l A fee of $2.00 shall be paid to
the Secretary of the Illinois Stallion Registra-
tion Board for the examination and enrollment
of each station pedigree and for issuance of a
license certificate in accordance witih the breed-
ing of the stallion as above provided, which
shall be good for a period of one year, and to
can-y out the provisions of this Act. The fee
shall be paid to the Secretary of the Illinois
Stallion Registration Board at the time the
application is made for enrollment.

Upon a transfer of the ownership of any
stallion enrolled under the provisions of this
Act, the certificate of enrollment may be trans-
ferred to the transferee by the Secretary of
the Illinois Stallion Registration Board upon
submittal of .satisfactory proof of such transfer
(»f ownership and upon payment of a fee of
fifty cents. A fee of .$1.00 .shall be paid an-
nually for the renewal of a license certificate.

§ 9. Kvery stallion passing inspection shall
be exempt fr.om further inspection, unless from
later (level<)pm<iits it becomes kmrnn, and a
(•«»mplaint i.s filed. cortifie<l to by three men,



one of whom shall be a licensed veterinarian,
that said stallion ihas some hereditary, con-
tagious or infectious disease, which was not
evident at the time of previous inspection.
When sucih complaint is made and a request
for inspection is asked for such complaint shall
be filed with the Secretary of the Illinois Stal-
lion Registration Board, who shall have another
examination made. If such complaint is veri-
fied it shall be so reported to the secretary, w!ho
shall revoke the license in force: Provided, that
the owner of any stallion used for public service
in this State shall have a lien'on all colts sired
by said stallion for the service fee for a period
of one year from the date of the foaling of said
colt.

§ 10. Violation of any of the provisions of
this Act shall be punished by a fine of not less
than twenty-five dollars ($25.00) and not ex-
ceeding one hundred dollars ($100.00) for each
offense.

§ 11. The funds accruing from the above
named fees shall be used by the Stallion Regis-
tration Board to defray the expenses of en-
rollment of pedigrees and issuance of licenses;
to provide for the examination of stallions when
necessary; to publi.sih reports or bulletins con-
taining lists of stallions examined, which shall
be not less than every two years; to encourage
the horse breeding interests of this State; to
disseminate information pertaining to horse
breeding, and for any other such purposes as
may be necessary to carry out the purposes
and enforce the provisions of this Act. Each
member of the above committee, excepting the
Secretary, shall receive five dollars ($5.00) per
day for each day actually employed under the
provisions of this Act, together with his travel-
ing expenses; the Secretary shall receive for
his services an amount agreed upon by the
Board;



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It shall be the duty of the above said Stallion
Registration Board to make an annual report,
including financial statement, to the Governor
of the State, and to enforce this law. All
financial records of said Board shall be subject
to inspection at any time by a public examiner,

§ 12. This act shall take effect and be in
force en and after January 1, 1910.
Approved June 10, 1909.



Stallion Registration Board

S. NouLE King, - - - - President

Blooming-ton, 111.
Theodore Smith, - - - Vice-President

Auburn, III.
J. P, Mason, ______ Treasurer

Elgin, 111.
Dr. J. M. Wright, - - - Field Superintendent

1827 Wal)ash Ave.. Chicago, 111.
J. K. DiCKiRSON, - - - Secretary

Springfield, 111.



All communications should be addressed to
the Secretary at Springfield, 111.



LIBRARY OF CONGRESS



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