Dangerous dog; court may order owner to pay to any injured person costs of medical care. (HB2321)

Introduced By

Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal)

Progress

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

Description

Medical costs resulting from injury by dangerous dog. Provides that a court, upon finding an animal to be a dangerous or vicious dog, may order the owner, custodian, or harborer thereof to pay to any person injured by the animal the costs of medical care resulting from the injury. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/14/2009Committee
01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 090827420
01/14/2009Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/21/2009Assigned ACNRsub: #1 Agriculture
01/23/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2321)
01/26/2009Subcommittee recommends incorporating into HB2364 by voice vote
01/28/2009Incorporated by Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (HB2364-Gilbert)