Dangerous or vicious dog; court may order owner to pay restitution for damages to injured person. (HB2364)

Introduced By

Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock) with support from co-patron Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg)

Progress

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

Description

Restitution for damages done by a dangerous or vicious 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 restitution for damages to any person injured by the animal or whose companion animal was injured or killed by the animal. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/14/2009Committee
01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 096574516
01/14/2009Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/21/2009Assigned ACNRsub: #1 Agriculture
01/23/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2364)
01/26/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
01/28/2009Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2009Committee substitute printed 093133516-H1
01/29/2009Read first time
01/30/2009Read second time
01/30/2009Committee substitute agreed to 093133516-H1
01/30/2009Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2364H1
02/02/2009Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/02/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2009Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
02/02/2009Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/02/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2009Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/05/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2364H1)
02/16/2009Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2009Read third time
02/18/2009Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2009Enrolled
02/23/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2364ER)
02/23/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2364ER)
02/24/2009Signed by Speaker
02/25/2009Signed by President
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 377 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0377)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 55 seconds.