Rabies vaccination; exempts certain dogs and cats. (HB322)

Introduced By

Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Animal care; rabies vaccination. Exempts the owner of a dog or cat from having his animal vaccinated for rabies if the veterinarian determines that the dog or cat has an underlying medical condition that is likely to result in a life-threatening condition in response to the vaccination. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101387D
01/11/2010Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/20/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB322)
01/21/2010Assigned ACNRsub: #1 Agriculture
02/10/2010Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2010Committee substitute printed 10104884D-H1
02/11/2010Read first time
02/12/2010Read second time
02/12/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10104884D-H1
02/12/2010Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB322H1
02/15/2010Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/15/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/16/2010Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/18/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB322H1)
02/22/2010Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2010Read third time
02/24/2010Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB322ER)
03/02/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB322ER)
03/02/2010Signed by Speaker
03/03/2010Signed by President
03/29/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 182 (effective 7/1/10)
03/29/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0182)


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 40 seconds.