Shooting enclosures, illegal; increases penalty for violating provisons thereof. (HB2714)

Introduced By

Del. William Barlow (D-Smithfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Shooting enclosure. Increases the penalty for violating the provisions of the shooting enclosure laws from a Class 2 misdemeanor to Class 1 misdemeanor. The bill empowers the State Veterinarian to seize and dispose of animals held in unlicensed shooting enclosures. Read the Bill »


03/12/2007: signed by governor


01/10/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 074760107
01/10/2007Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/25/2007Committee substitute printed 072576224-H1
01/25/2007Read first time
01/26/2007Read second time
01/26/2007Committee substitute agreed to 072576224-H1
01/26/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2714H1
01/29/2007Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/29/2007VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2007Communicated to Senate
01/30/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/2007Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/30/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2714H1)
02/13/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/13/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2007Read third time
02/14/2007Reading of amendment waived
02/14/2007Amendment by Senator Cuccinelli agreed to
02/14/2007Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N)
02/14/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2007Placed on Calendar
02/16/2007Senate amendment agreed to by House (97-Y 0-N)
02/22/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2714ER)
02/23/2007Signed by Speaker
02/24/2007Signed by President
03/12/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 298 (effective 7/1/07)
03/15/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0298)
03/20/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2714ER)