Animal abuse; person who reports information protected from retaliation by pet shop, kennel, etc.. (SB232)

Introduced By

Sen. Patsy Ticer (D-Alexandria) with support from 6 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Kris Amundson (D-Mount Vernon), Del. Bob Hull (D-Falls Church), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Jim Scott (D-Merrifield), Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria), Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Immunity for reporting animal abuse. Protects any person who in good faith makes a report or provides information to a government agency regarding animal neglect, cruelty, or abandonment from retaliation by a pet shop, pound, kennel, or releasing agency. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 063697828
01/10/2006Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/23/2006Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (12-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
01/24/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2006Read second time and engrossed
01/26/2006Passed by for the day
01/26/2006Motion to reconsider passed by for the day agreed to (38-Y 0-N)
01/26/2006VOTE: (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2006Rereferred to Courts of Justice
02/01/2006Continued to 2007 in Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
12/11/2006Left in Courts of Justice