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Offline haleyjen

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Re: Host Site Agreement for Parole
« Reply #200 on: June 04, 2017, 09:17:32 AM »
Cats are ok?  We have a cat.

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« Reply #201 on: June 04, 2017, 09:22:41 AM »
Yes cats are fine.

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Re: Host Site Agreement for Parole
« Reply #202 on: June 04, 2017, 06:57:45 PM »
I have a pit bull and a pit Shepard chow mix they are considered aggressive and can not have. The also didn't call before coming. They just showed up.

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Re: Host Site Agreement for Parole
« Reply #203 on: June 05, 2017, 01:17:52 PM »
The way I read this law it only applies to those individuals convicted of the felonies listed and not all felonies.  Has this been the case or in practice does it apply to all felonies

(720 ILCS 5/12‑36)
    Sec. 12‑36. Possession of certain dogs by felons prohibited.
    (a) For a period of 10 years commencing upon the release of a person from incarceration, it is unlawful for a person convicted of a forcible felony, a felony violation of the Humane Care for Animals Act, a felony violation of Article 24 of the Criminal Code of 1961, a felony violation of Class 3 or higher of the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, a felony violation of Class 3 or higher of the Cannabis Control Act, or a felony violation of Class 2 or higher of the Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act, to knowingly own, possess, have custody of, or reside in a residence with,
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Re: Host Site Agreement for Parole
« Reply #204 on: June 05, 2017, 03:26:27 PM »
Parole Ppl did not call they just showed up and told me they don't have to call and make an appointment.   field service said they don't have to make appointment too. when I questioned it.

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« Reply #205 on: June 05, 2017, 03:56:17 PM »
But, what if you're not home?  Like at work or something?  Will your LO be penalized if you didn't know they were coming?

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« Reply #206 on: June 05, 2017, 04:29:02 PM »
Forevermah

I am not sure what your follow up post meant since it is a duplicate of what you posted earlier.

The entire law is as follows:

(720 ILCS 5/12-36)
    Sec. 12-36. Possession of unsterilized or vicious dogs by felons prohibited.
    (a) For a period of 10 years commencing upon the release of a person from incarceration, it is unlawful for a person convicted of a forcible felony, a felony violation of the Humane Care for Animals Act, a felony violation of Section 26-5 or 48-1 of this Code, a felony violation of Article 24 of this Code, a felony violation of Class 3 or higher of the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, a felony violation of Class 3 or higher of the Cannabis Control Act, or a felony violation of Class 2 or higher of the Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act, to knowingly own, possess, have custody of, or reside in a residence with, either:
        (1) an unspayed or unneutered dog or puppy older than
       
12 weeks of age; or
        (2) irrespective of whether the dog has been spayed
       
or neutered, any dog that has been determined to be a vicious dog under Section 15 of the Animal Control Act.
    (b) Any dog owned, possessed by, or in the custody of a person convicted of a felony, as described in subsection (a), must be microchipped for permanent identification.
    (c) Sentence. A person who violates this Section is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.
    (d) It is an affirmative defense to prosecution under this Section that the dog in question is neutered or spayed, or that the dog in question was neutered or spayed within 7 days of the defendant being charged with a violation of this Section. Medical records from, or the certificate of, a doctor of veterinary medicine licensed to practice in the State of Illinois who has personally examined or operated upon the dog, unambiguously indicating whether the dog in question has been spayed or neutered, shall be prima facie true and correct, and shall be sufficient evidence of whether the dog in question has been spayed or neutered. This subsection (d) is not applicable to any dog that has been determined to be a vicious dog under Section 15 of the Animal Control Act.
(Source: P.A. 96-185, eff. 1-1-10; 97-1108, eff. 1-1-13.)

I was wondering if others on this board had the same issues with LO released to their home if their LO's have a felony conviction for crimes other than highlighted in the above law.  Say for example aggravated DUI or leaving the scene of an accident.

My son was convicted of leaving the scene of an accident and we have 3 small dogs at home.  One is his old friend and companion.  We are planning on our son staying with us until he gets back on his feet and wondering if the 3 small dogs will be an issue.

Anybody have any similar experiences??

Thanks

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Re: Host Site Agreement for Parole
« Reply #207 on: June 05, 2017, 07:35:36 PM »
Our son's dog died in November.  It was an elderly german shepherd/hound mix. 

However, we have elected not to get another dog until our son is released.

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« Reply #208 on: June 05, 2017, 07:44:30 PM »
trauma4us i am sorry for all of you and especially your son not being able to be there.  I know i have found it very hard to continue to do things without having my son with us.  I have found no one that hasn't been thru the court system understands the loss love ones go thru.  God Bless

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« Reply #209 on: June 05, 2017, 08:22:21 PM »
Back at you Father.  We visited yesterday - it was our son's 32nd birthday.  He's been incarcerated over 3.5 years now - almost halfway there!

We are fortunate we can visit often

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« Reply #210 on: June 06, 2017, 06:14:52 PM »
Father, don't think your son is going to have a problem UNLESS the PO he gets causes one .. his conviction for DUI isn't listed in what I posted back to you.  As long as the dogs are fixed and then again it depends on the PO and it's only for certain dogs.
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Re: Host Site Agreement for Parole
« Reply #211 on: June 06, 2017, 06:17:04 PM »
Sometimes a PO will not show up if this is the inmates home (where he lived before) and he doesn't have to get approval from anyone.

If they need prior approval, they will call and set up a time to come and check. If you are not home, they will continue to check, trust me, they'll get an approval if needed before the inmate is out, but sometimes they don't need prior approval.
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« Reply #212 on: June 06, 2017, 08:47:43 PM »
Thanks Mah,that was reassuring. I am so worried that they may show up and  I am at work 10 hours a day and they will not approve or they will call me and I can not answer because I am working and they will not approve. My landlord did the lease with my name and my sons name on it and I sent a copy to my son so I hope that helps. He is hearing stories that the PO went to homes and no one was there and they denied the site.  This is my stressing point right now.

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Re: Host Site Agreement for Parole
« Reply #213 on: June 07, 2017, 06:33:48 PM »
Father, don't think your son is going to have a problem UNLESS the PO he gets causes one .. his conviction for DUI isn't listed in what I posted back to you.  As long as the dogs are fixed and then again it depends on the PO and it's only for certain dogs.

Forevermah, you mention " certain dogs", I can not find anywhere what breed specifically they are regarding this to. The information you sent also does not explain it in depth.

Do you know where I can find this specific list of breeds? Because what's considered a dangerous dog to one person to another it is not.

Hope to find some more clarification on this.



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« Reply #214 on: June 09, 2017, 05:36:48 AM »
Father, don't think your son is going to have a problem UNLESS the PO he gets causes one .. his conviction for DUI isn't listed in what I posted back to you.  As long as the dogs are fixed and then again it depends on the PO and it's only for certain dogs.

Forevermah, you mention " certain dogs", I can not find anywhere what breed specifically they are regarding this to. The information you sent also does not explain it in depth.

Do you know where I can find this specific list of breeds? Because what's considered a dangerous dog to one person to another it is not.

Hope to find some more clarification on this.

Please read through this topic.. it's bigger dogs, Pit's Rotties   ...   http://www.illinoisprisontalk.org/index.php?topic=6430.0


It has alot to do with the PO too when they come out.


Here is a list of the top dogs insurance companies have blacklisted.

Pit Bull Terriers
Staffordshire Terriers
Rottweilers
German Shepherds
Presa Canarios
Chows Chows
Doberman Pinschers
Akitas
Wolf-hybrids
Mastiffs
Cane Corsos
Great Danes
Alaskan Malamutes
Siberian Huskies
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