Animal shelter and pounds; allowed to purchase, etc., certain controlled substances for euthanizing. (SB897)

Introduced By

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville)

Progress

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

Description

Companion animals; releasing agencies. Allows the immediate administration of vaccinations and other veterinary care to any animal confined by a releasing agency. Currently a releasing agency could provide for the immediate euthanasia of a critically injured, critically ill, or unweaned animal for humane purposes, but could not provide routine veterinary care until the expiration of minimum five-day waiting period. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
12/31/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09
12/31/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 093085272
12/31/2008Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/26/2009Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with substitite (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2009Committee substitute printed 093126272-S1
01/26/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB897)
01/27/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2009Read second time
01/28/2009Reading of substitute waived
01/28/2009Committee substitute agreed to 093126272-S1
01/28/2009Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB897S1
01/29/2009Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB897S1)
02/13/2009Placed on Calendar
02/13/2009Read first time
02/13/2009Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/19/2009Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendment (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2009Read second time
02/23/2009Passed by for the day
02/24/2009Read third time
02/24/2009Committee amendment agreed to
02/24/2009Engrossed by House as amended
02/24/2009Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/24/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2009House amendment agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2009Emergency clause added
03/04/2009Enrolled
03/04/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB897ER)
03/05/2009Signed by President
03/06/2009Signed by Speaker
03/09/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB897ER)
03/23/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 169 (effective 3/23/09)
03/23/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0169)

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 1 minute.