Pounds, shelters, & pet stores; State Vet. to inspect annually, observance of euthanasia procedure. (HB1095)

Introduced By

Del. Kris Amundson (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


State Veterinarian inspection of pounds, shelters, and pet stores; civil penalty. Requires the State Veterinarian or his designee to conduct routine inspections of every municipal pound or shelter twice annually, all other shelters and pet shops shall be inspected once annually. Inspections shall be unannounced and conducted during normal business hours. Violations that remain uncorrected shall be subject to a civil penalty of $1,000 per violation per day. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 064265212
01/11/2006Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/08/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB1095)
02/15/2006Left in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources