Animal emergency response plan; Department of Emergency Management to address needs thereof. (SB787)

Introduced By

Sen. Walter Stosch (R-Glen Allen)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Emergency preparedness; animal protection. Requires the Department of Emergency Management to develop an emergency response plan to address the needs of animals in an emergency and to assist localities in developing their own emergency response plans. Read the Bill »


04/04/2007: enacted


12/27/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 073021824
12/27/2006Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/22/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB787)
01/26/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
01/26/2007VOTE: (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2007Read second time
01/29/2007Reading of amendment waived
01/29/2007Committee amendment agreed to
01/29/2007Engrossed by Senate as amended SB787E
01/29/2007Printed as engrossed 073021824-E
01/30/2007Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
01/30/2007Communicated to House
02/03/2007Placed on Calendar
02/03/2007Read first time
02/03/2007Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/06/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB787E)
02/16/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB787E)
02/16/2007Referred to Committee on Appropriations
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)
03/07/2007Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB787ER)
03/07/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB787ER)
03/07/2007Signed by Speaker
03/08/2007Signed by President
03/26/2007Governor's recommendation received by Senate
04/03/2007Placed on Calendar
04/04/2007Enacted, Chapter (effective 7/1/07)
04/04/2007House concurred in Governor's recommendation (91-Y 4-N)
04/04/2007G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/04/2007VOTE: ADOPTION (91-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
04/04/2007Reenrolled bill text (SB787ER2)
04/04/2007Signed by President as reenrolled
04/04/2007Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/04/2007Enacted, Chapter 902 (effective 7/1/07)
04/11/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0902)