Lawful fence; amends definition thereof. (SB1219)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Lawful fence; definition. Amends the definition of fences of barbed wire and fences of boards and expands the definition of a lawful fence to include any fence that is at least 42 inches high, constructed from materials sold for fencing and appropriate for the confinement of livestock, and installed so that livestock cannot creep through the fence. Amends § 55-299, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

03/19/2007: signed by governor

History

DateAction
01/10/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 078810732
01/10/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/30/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
01/31/2007Read second time
01/31/2007Reading of amendment waived
01/31/2007Committee amendment agreed to
01/31/2007Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1219E
01/31/2007Printed as engrossed 078810732-E
02/01/2007Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/01/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2007Communicated to House
02/06/2007Placed on Calendar
02/06/2007Read first time
02/06/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/09/2007Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law
02/16/2007Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2007Read second time
02/21/2007Read third time
02/21/2007Passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/21/2007VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2007Enrolled
03/07/2007Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1219ER)
03/07/2007Signed by Speaker
03/08/2007Signed by President
03/19/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 574 (effective 7/1/07)
04/03/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0574)