Elgin's city council was preparing to create a bill that would make all pit bulls dangerous dogs. All pit bull owners would have to carry insurance (at least $100,000 worth), erect a 6-foot fence, and post a warning sign. However, amid protests from pit bull owners and animal activists, the bill passes without the pit bull inclusion.
The city of Elgin now has the right to require a dog owner to carry the insurance, build the fence, and post the sign, if an animal control officer designates them to be "dangerous".
Read about Elgin's ordinance at ChicagoTribune.